C. Suresh

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I am an Engineer and a Management graduate from IIM-Bangalore. Accepting the definition that "Even if you win a rat-race, you still remain a rat" I have opted out of it in favor of trekking, travel and, now, blogging!


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LATEST ARTICLES ( 446 )

  • False Equivalence

    A eight year old boy pushes a girl off a swing in a park and sits on it himself. As is customary, the screaming match is far hotter between the mothers than... Read more

    Posted on 20 February 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Of a Winner

    We are born; we live; we die; and we fight endlessly about our beliefs about what happens after we die. While we live, we seek relentlessly to 'succeed' and we... Read more

    Posted on 13 February 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Learning from History?

    Why this phrase 'learning from history' should remind me of this rather well-known anecdote, I do not know. (Oh! THAT was not an invitation for you to offer... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Nostalgia

    I have never really figured out this nostalgia thing. You know, going all dewy-eyed about a place from where you could hardly wait to get away, when you were... Read more

    Posted on 30 January 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Halos

    I have always wondered about halos. Note, please, that 'always'. So, it is not true that my interest in halos arises only from the fact that light is reflected... Read more

    Posted on 23 January 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Hard Way

    Everyone is born naive but I seem to have stayed that way. There is so much that I never do understand though everyone else around me seems to be quite wise to... Read more

    Posted on 17 January 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • English-Vinglish?

    For as long as I can remember, I have always been told to tone down my English. If I had a penny for every time someone told me so, I would be rich enough to... Read more

    Posted on 09 January 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Another New Year

    Here that dratted thing comes over again, setting off that itch. 2016 is kicked out unceremoniously and 2017 walks insouciantly in. Read more

    Posted on 02 January 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • A Christmas Rant

    Ho! Ho! Ho! And a bottle of rum... Err...maybe some wires got crossed. It is unlikely that Santa Claus comes roaring down chimneys, singing 'Ho! Ho! Ho! And a... Read more

    Posted on 26 December 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Free!

    If I move around in a permanent state of confusion, it is not my fault. Most of it is thanks to the fact that people are so complicated. Just see what happens... Read more

    Posted on 19 December 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Words Maketh a Man

    By now, I am sure, you are all convinced that the only mantra for success is to check out what I am doing and do the exact opposite. It is practically a social... Read more

    Posted on 12 December 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Outdated Lessons

    When, like me, you learn anything at all under protest and with much grief at being put through the torture, it is heartbreaking to find that you have spent... Read more

    Posted on 05 December 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Choice Confusion

    Everyone seems to love the idea of having choices. I, though, have always been frightened of them. I mean, it is alright to have a choice between going to schoo... Read more

    Posted on 28 November 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Justifications

    I have always wished that I had this ability to think on my feet. It comes in rather handy, you know, especially when, say, you have just broken Mommy's favorit... Read more

    Posted on 21 November 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Demonetization Derby

    It is tough on us bloggers. If you ignore current happenings, especially when they are on top of everyone's mind, you are being not being socially conscious.... Read more

    Posted on 14 November 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • No Means NO

    When I found my Facebook page awash in Pink and found that there was this entire movie made only to teach that 'No' means 'NO', I was aghast. Whatever are... Read more

    Posted on 07 November 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Phobias

    There is this anecdote by Jerome K Jerome right at the beginning of "Three men in a boat" about the protagonist reading a medical encyclopedia for light reading... Read more

    Posted on 31 October 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Romancing Bollywood Style

    It may surprise you to know that, in my youth (long gone, I know, you do not need to tell me), I was also inclined to these rosy dreams of romance. Read more

    Posted on 24 October 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Ability to Quote

    God must have been having an off day (AND the mother of all off days) when He made me. The number of things that He seems to have left out in the process is... Read more

    Posted on 17 October 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Impressing People

    I know you must think that I am a glutton for punishment because I keep going to friends for advice when it has never really worked well for me but what would... Read more

    Posted on 10 October 2016 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION