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I AM ALIVE!

Every time I looked at the calendar I was happy, seeing the weekend coming closer. Two consecutive off days! There were so many things pending.

Though I was expecting my new work profile to be consuming, but I never thought it would be so overriding. In spite of all my efforts throughout the past fortnight, I failed to manage time to blog.

So, first thing I would do is to visit my favourite blogs and if possible post something, I decided. There were two tags from Jac and Aquamarine pending (almost for a month). I managed to sit and finished writing thems. But, thanks to many technical difficulties posting them remained to be a reality.

Here comes another weekend and with a little time to spare, trying to post them.

Here's the tag from Jac

What were you doing 10 years ago?
Busy cracking formulas and theories of mathematics.

Five snacks you enjoy
Potato chips, Aloo Bhujia, rusk, peanuts and samosas.

Five songs to which you know all the lyrics

Summer of 69, Best of Me, Everything I Do (Bryan Adams), Hotel California(Eagles), Seasons in the Sun

Five things you would do if you were a millionaire
Millionire! Wow. What can a self-concerned man like me usually do when he has money to spend? Fulfill all personal needs like buying gadgets that supposedly make life efficient, easire and comfortable.

Five things you like doing
Listening to people I love, watching sunset, listen to music, blog

Five favorite toys
Computer, portable FM Radio receiver, my mobile handset and flute


And the nine quartets from Aquamarine

Four jobs I have had
Private Tutor
Writer (honerary) for students of a blind school in our locality (during my secondary school days).
Reporter cum Assistant Producer of TV Current Affairs Programme
News Correspondent

Four movies I could watch over and over
Forest Gump
Munna Bhai MBBS
Dil Chahta Hain
Hera Pheri

Four places I've lived
Guwahati
Bhopal

Itanagar
Kohima

TV shows I love to watch
MTV Graveyard Shift
Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai
Dil Kya Chahta Hain
Great Indian Laughter Champions

Four places I've been to on vacation
Shillong
Cherrapunji
Khajuraho

Panchmari

Four of my favorite foods
All varieties of Pitha (a typical Assamese dish prepared from Coconut and griended rice)
Poha (a dish specific to Madhya Pradesh prepared from flatted rice)
Jalebi.

Four places I'd rather be right now
Tokyo
Beijing
Guwahati (though once I hated the city and left it)
Kohima.

Four sites I visit daily
Google
Online Economic Times
Online Business Standard
Online Financial Express
(I was a frequent visitor of my own blog and the facourite ones in the sidebar. But as ill luck would have it, I can not say that now. Hope one day they will make it to the list again.)

Comments

jac said…
Thank you for taking that tag.
I also have one in pending.
Mindinside said…
Welcome back
Im glad that you are still alive!
fritz said…
welcome back aklanta! glad to know you're safe and sound ;;)
Rita said…
Hey, its been a long time since I visited you. What does this "new work profile" refer to? A promotion or a job switch? :)
BTW, fun to know that you like both Sarabhai Vs. Sarabhai and Dil Kya Chahata Hai! :D
adi said…
sometimes it feels funny,
strangers visiting your blog and reminding you to update...
i'm feling strange asking you to update it,
its been ten days!!!
Mindinside said…
Where
are
you?
I know exactly what you mean! It's okay. Sometimes, it happens. Don't worry! I too was caught up in the daily work grind. So take care and good to have ya back!
Rita said…
Man, where are you? still busy? :(
jac said…
no updates ???
musicNmovies said…
Showing SVS again @

http://forums.musicnmovies.com/index.php?f=89

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