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By Sam On 4 Jan, 2014 At 05:52 PM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Featured, Photography | With 0 Comments

A lot of people have been asking me about Skandagiri and a lot of “rumour” abounds online, apparently. This is my two-bit in an attempt to help all those aspirants! Some common myths of Skandagiri 1. You are NOT allowed, Police will stop you, they will imprison you or ask for bribe: I went in […]

By Sam On 7 Jun, 2013 At 09:17 PM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Featured, Photography | With 0 Comments

After a relatively normal khatti session, on the way back home, we take a small detour through the recently renovated airport road and bump into my brother’s new found friends:  super-bike enthusiasts. “Go ahead, give it a try.” There is a gleaming green monster, flaunting its curves, tilting its head invitingly, almost with the  sneer […]

By Sam On 7 Jun, 2013 At 09:07 PM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Featured, Lifestyle, Photography, Travel and Leisure | With 1 Comment

Date: 12 Nov 2012 | Time: till 2:30 am Decided that enough we planned to plan. No more chickening out, no more excuses, no more delays. Just Do  It.  Planned to go out in the morning as early as possible, destination not confirmed. Direction of travel not confirmed. Date: 12 Nov 2012 | Time: 2:30 am Moodbidri […]

By Sam On 25 Dec, 2012 At 10:04 AM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Photography | With 0 Comments

Date: 16th Dec 2012 Venue: TAPMI Cafeteria Event: Christmas Carols and Special Dinner Sometimes certain cards force your hand. End Semester Examinations and Term Break. A special evening, lots of enthusiasm. And all the students actively participating!! Christmas Carols and popular songs. TAPMI heralds Christmas early this year!! Christmas is a special time, even if […]

By Sam On 5 Dec, 2012 At 09:55 AM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Photography, Travel and Leisure | With 0 Comments

I do not know how to swim. We have been told about the Tower Of Babel. Poets have waxed eloquent about the futility of language in expressions; the futility of words to convey what we felt at a given moment. I was not a very ardent believer of that philosophy or line of thought. Yes, […]

By Sam On 30 Nov, 2012 At 07:16 PM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Photography | With 0 Comments

Date: 13th November 2012 Venue: The Well Event: Diwali DJ Night Organizers: The Welfare Com Necessity is the mother of Invention, or so they say. Despite several constraints and restrictions in place, the ever enterprising students managed to organize a much required session of fun and frolic. A welcome break, a brief respite from the […]

By Sam On 21 Nov, 2012 At 09:39 AM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Photography | With 0 Comments

  Distance separates us, a strange distance. Blissfully unaware was I , of your existence; Miles apart, worlds apart; tables apart Wandering eyes and a hollow  heart.   There she sits, pretty and demure; Her skin shimmering with a strange allure. The luxuriant mane, tamed yet wild. The beauty of a woman, the beauty of […]

By Sam On 14 Nov, 2012 At 09:15 AM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Photography | With 0 Comments

It was a gracious request from a dear friend. And as usual, I have never regretted accepting any invitation for travel. We were a motley group of 4; 2 girls and 2 boys and it was a delightful trip. The occasion was the Mangalore Dusshera and the Bengalis with their ardent devotion towards Maa; felt […]

By Sam On 31 Oct, 2012 At 09:19 AM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Photography | With 0 Comments

Camera: Canon EOS 1000D Time of Day : 6: 50 pm Lens: 70-300mm Focal Length: 119 mm Exposure:  1/500 F Number :  f/4 ISO: 200 The breeze sweeping through our hair, The kind sunshine streaming in; Your fingers entwined in mine, The warmth and light, makes me smile. Shared music: sweeter & crisper, Shared glances […]

By Sam On 24 Oct, 2012 At 03:48 AM | Categorized As A Brief Respite, Photography | With 0 Comments

Camera: Canon EOS 1000D Time of Day :  5:50 pm Lens: 70-300mm Focal Length: 70 mm Exposure:  1/80 F Number :  f 6.63 ISO:400 The McClelland Hill. I am surprised after almost three batches have come in , it is yet to get a name. The upward climb that almost every first year has to […]

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