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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MY BLOGS

LATEST ARTICLES ( 486 )

  • Writer's Block

    I kept hearing of this thing called 'Writer's block', which keeps writers from writing, and wondered exactly what it could be. Read more

    Posted on 15 January 2018 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Another Humorist

    There is this problem with being a humorist. You keep guessing the punchline, expecting kinky ways of describing things and so on, to the extent that when... Read more

    Posted on 08 January 2018 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Aadhaared

    I thought technology would make life easy for me. "Aha! That's what YOU think", they say, and get to work to ensure that life becomes even more complicated. Tak... Read more

    Posted on 10 December 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • A Trek to Kudremukh

    Trek Kudremukh

    When you board a train for a trek and, within minutes find someone else claiming, "25 is MY berth" only to later find that his berth is 26, it can be smiled... Read more

    Posted on 04 December 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Parsimony

    I have never understood why we are so unjust to some words. I mean, look, we have words meaning practically the same thing and one word we sort of consider... Read more

    Posted on 13 November 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Dogged by the Discerning

    Into everyone's life some rain must fall. The problem, though, is that when it comes to my life it falls continuously and with all the fury of a Bombay monsoon. Read more

    Posted on 06 November 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Low Hanging Fruit

    There are two ways to be considered learned. One is to know things that most people do not know. The other is to talk of things in a manner that people do not... Read more

    Posted on 30 October 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • This Game Called Bridge

    Ever heard of this card game called Bridge? One of the stupidest games I have ever heard of, let me tell you. I mean, yes, I know games need not necessarily be... Read more

    Posted on 23 October 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Acronyms

    You know, it is difficult to imagine what the world would be like without acronyms. Especially in the social sciences. I rather fancy that 90% of the work of... Read more

    Posted on 16 October 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Freedom of Speech

    I wish I had been born a generation later. So many things have changed for the better for the child that it would have made a tremendous improvement to my... Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Argumentum Ad Populum

    THIS should certainly have got the academics into hot water. I mean, 'Vox Populi, Vox Dei' (The voice of the people is the voice of God) after all and these guy... Read more

    Posted on 25 September 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Survivorship Bias

    You know, there are some things that seem so apparent when someone says it but never as clear when it happens in real life. Take this 'survivorship bias' for... Read more

    Posted on 18 September 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Argumentum Ad Baculum

    Academics are such spoilsports. If you find an easy way to do things, they find a way to tell you why it is wrong and why you should not be allowed to do it. Read more

    Posted on 11 September 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Tu Quoque

    Have you wondered why common things tend to have uncommon names? Or get referred to by uncommon, rather hifalutin terms? Must be because telling it in an... Read more

    Posted on 04 September 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Vicarious

    I have always been a big fan of living life vicariously. Real life is so damned messy. I mean, it is much easier to do things vicariously - people behave in... Read more

    Posted on 28 August 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Life is Like This!

    Life Like This!

    Fate does play some scurvy tricks on you. I mean, you do know that sort of thing. You visit someone's house along with friends, the meal is...err... Read more

    Posted on 21 August 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Unsung Geniuses

    There is a story that once the Goddess of good fortune - Sridevi - and the Goddess of misfortune - Moodevi - appeared in front of a Brahmin asking him which of... Read more

    Posted on 14 August 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Catharsis

    It's a strange world we live in. Very happy, almost deliriously so. Log onto to Facebook and you see people leading such brilliantly happy lives. Read more

    Posted on 07 August 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • If Then Else

    Now that the IT sector is swamping us all, it seems like people also love the 'life' of a computer/digital device. I mean, it is a rather stress-free life if yo... Read more

    Posted on 31 July 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Vendetta

    There was this exciting sport which used to be practiced by Italians, more specifically attributed to the Sicilians, called the Vendetta. Read more

    Posted on 24 July 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION