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A day in the life of a freelancer (Originally published in Little Black Book Delhi)

It took me two whole years after university to decide that I didn’t want to work for anyone anymore. I spent the last few weeks serving my notice period at work figuring out what I wanted to do with myself for the next couple of years. 637 more words

Quote of the Day

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

—Mark Twain


Quote of the Day

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”- Mark Twain



What is the normal way to drink coffee?  Black with no cream or sugar?  Some cream, no sugar?  Some sugar, no cream?  Which way is… 362 more words

Sail Away.

Hi Readers!

This weekend I had my first ever opportunity to go sailing. In total it was a six hour race and well worth getting up before 7:00 am (not to mention the awesome sunglasses tan I have now).  202 more words


Quick Quotes #6

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover.

Mark Twain

The Bohemians in San Francisco

If, like me, you live on Russian Hill in San Francisco, or if you care for fine and adventurous writing, Ben Tarnoff’s The Bohemians: Mark Twain and The San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature… 729 more words

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