Rustic scenes from a rustic town. My mode of travel for weeks to come! The ring of the bell, the groaning wheels, The creaky brakes and jumpy seat, The lapping waves on the sand, The salty sea breeze, combine In an orchestra churning a rustic rhapsody.
As soon as we reached we were greeted by our ever kind host Mr Kashinath Damle. He showed us to our rooms and offered us Arisi Rotis. They reminded me of the ones my mom used to make.Shortly after eating and familiarizing ourselves with our host, we proceeded to the river.The homestay had changed. But … Continue reading Homestay at last
Finally we board the West Coast Express that will take us to Mangalore Central. And already, we've had our first experience. Or rather Arvind had a lesson on how to deal with transgenders trying to extract money from you.The train departed late and I expect it to reach Mangalore at least an hour later than … Continue reading Day X the long awaited mission is here
It has been an amazing one month at CLRI. I've learnt more than I ever hoped to. The knowledge I have gained is not limited to chemical engineering or process design, I have learnt much about how scientists work, about what it actually means to be a scientist. I could see the workplace ethics they … Continue reading My last day at CLRI
Today I bought a brand new bass guitar along with an amplifier. Totally it cost 25 grand!It's a Vintage V80. It's a four string model, jet black throughout, single piece wood, two pickups. Overall, it is a very decent guitar, it feels right and I love it already.The amplifier is a Stranger PM40. It's a … Continue reading I’m finally a bassist!
Today, I had a master health check up. I did it on my own terms without a reference from a doc. I was worried because I was getting thin.A health check up is supposed to reveal details about the present state of one's body. But this one revealed a medical procedure I had undergone years … Continue reading A trip down my medical history
I met up with Satish, a friend from school at the Elliot's beach last Saturday. He's studying Metallurgy at NIT-T. He is doing a project on metal characteristics at IIT-M which is extremely cool. He hasn't changed a bit!It was a fun time. He gave me a fresh perspective to life at an NIT. Sounds … Continue reading Meet-up at Elliot’s Beach