A week of flying colours! :)

I’ve had a strange month. Mid-way there’s been stress, the fear of becoming fat like a pig again, weird communication from others, immaturity and not knowing how to deal with it. Also, strong panic attacks. However, I am convinced to call it the week of flying colours, lest I lose the feeling again. ~The MBA…

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Why am I living in Germany?

I hate some days. I miss home. I feel tortured by another language. I miss home. I question why am I living in Germany. Then, on a thirty degree hot day, baking myself in the sun, underneath a blue sky, I discover: the smell of grass. And find out why. Upasna Kakroo

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Drawing boundaries: Between work and life

I’m glad to post today that my work obsession is over. I mean I love working. I feel I’m ambitious and excited to get working every day. However, I have stopped carrying work over to evenings, weekends and holidays. I feel no real urge to do so (unless there is a rare catastrophe). The reason…

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What is my culture?

Recently while eating spicy Thai (and not even a coconut base) chicken and a bowlful of sticky, shinning rice, in a half Deutsch-half Vietnamese (?) restaurant named Panda ( there’s enough Chinese as well), I had one of those culture moments. What is my culture? Growing up, my idea of home has increasingly got clearer…

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Did you try sitting by the open door of a train?

My heart’s sold to trains. As I oft described before. U-Bahns that I now take make me feel like I own my urban world. U-Bahns that incidentally inspire Favicons of this blog. Metro train lists that I compare to see how many cities I’ve travelled to, smug-ly. Trains in bustling Delhi like metros, with closed doors. Doors that…

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Ammersee

Muenchen has its fair share of sees and the Isar. Many on the S-bahn route. The river you could walk to. And once equipped with a decent camera, you don’t need filters to express days that are provide for unadulterated un-boring, relaxed experiences. And when excited at the Ammersee, you can also climb up the…

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Where is Someplace Else?

I am answering the same question again. Sometimes it is difficult to answer questions when you’re not equipped to handle them. And there’s no real rule for knowing when you start reaching that answer. (In most fascinating ways, wann (when) and wenn (if) are only differentiated with an e- pronounced ‘a’ in German). I am…

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Oh I, I want to be with you everywhere…

On days of perfect songs and settings.Everywhere Catalonic from upasna kakroo on Vimeo.Can you hear me callingOut your nameYou know that I’m fallingAnd I don’t know what to say I’ll speak a little louderI’ll even shoutYou know that I’m proudAnd I can’t get the words out C’mon babyWe better make a startYou better make it…

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