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Wanderlust and wonderlust

In between trips, travellers have to contend with wanderlust. Some of us join clubs or write blogs, but I waffle between pining and distraction. I write long lists of countries I want to go to, deride my home town for its brownness and cold, and then I try to forget it all by immersing myself in work. 294 more words

To think, you can fly, is not a crime. It is in fact fulfilling. But to forget about gravity while trying to fly is suicide.

© Rohit Puri


A notch above suburbia, or so they tell themselves.

This neighborhood has charm, character, and wide porches meant for visiting. Lake houses, marsh mansions, towering architectural feats. 136 more words

Happy Times - drawing

I took 2 photo images from Paint My Photo and made this little illustration.  It is in pencil on watercolour paper – 8×10.

I am including the in progress photos as well – the preliminary sketch and the beginning of refining the girl.


Kenneth Waltz on Neorealism

“On this edition of Conversations with History, UC Berkeley’s Harry Kreisler talks with renowned political scientist Kenneth N. Waltz, about theory, international politics, and the U.S. 71 more words

Realism - Miserably realistic.

Happy Easter dear readers!

In London today the weather is terrible, not the warm spring sunshine we have had the previous weeks but a cold rain. 151 more words

What is progress in social theory?

At last year’s International Association for Critical Realism conference, I saw perhaps the most impressive conference presentation I’d witnessed in my five or six years of going to conferences regularly. 1,053 more words

General Theory Stuff