Have you seen this absolutely beautiful Korean movie?

1 min read… Here’s the premise – Set in the late 90s in South Korea, a mentally challenged man is wrongly sent to jail for murder, and his 6-year-old daughter doesn’t know her dad’s about to die. What follows after is an absolute tear-jerker. That’s Miracle in cell no. 7 in a nutshell. I’d not…

Two uplifting movies you could watch with family this weekend

Kavi and I watched some good movies in the last few days and two movies made a lasting impact on us. Usually, we prefer horror thrillers or crime investigation genres, but after a while, we need a break from these intense films. So, we watch feel-good and uplifting movies to replenish ourselves. Both these movies…

FFS! Does everyone in Ireland behave this way?

6 min read… I moved to Ireland in 2016, when I was 24 years old. Thanks to my cricketing journey, I have travelled to a few places within India with various teams and learned a lot along the way. In fact, I should thank the game of cricket for a lot of things in my…

How books helped me resolve a personal relationship problem

6 min read… If you are new to my blog, find all my book posts here. Recently, I shared my personal story in a WhatsApp group which offended my close friend. It was taken out of context and something that I could have avoided. He took a screenshot of my message, highlighted the particular statement,…

How I write a blog post – behind the scenes

7 min read… The 1st episode of my book talk was published on the 14th of March. Three and a half months have passed and I have discussed 12 books so far. I have learned a lot on this journey and made a lot of good friends along the way. I am often asked by…

This is my schedule for a productive day

With my office closing down and cricket season taking a hit, I have had more time to indulge in my hobbies like reading, writing, podcasting, and cooking. I’ve been working from home since March and this set-up shall continue at least a couple more months. Personally, this lockdown has been fruitful. A few of my…

Let’s hear it from our healthcare heroes in India and Ireland

8 min read… Frankly, the last three months of lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for me. With my office closing down (requesting us to work from home) and cricket season taking a hit, I have had more time to indulge in some of my other interests like reading, writing, podcasting, and cooking. Also…

The 4 lessons that drastically improved my life

5 min read… We read a lot of self-help tips and some stick to our minds more than the others. We start applying them in our lives and the real pleasure is when we see them working. With the help of books, some practice, and a lot of good people around me, I integrated a…

Just one more movie before the lockdown is over?

Ok, what did we just watch? Give us a few seconds! Fine, here we go. As we began to run out of movies, we decided to watch a Telugu flick Awe on Netflix. Telugu movies have always been synonymous with entertainment – extravagant artwork, songs, and high-octane action sequences. But we haven’t watched anything of…

Mother – The unconditional lover

3 min read.. The other day I was parsing through my wish lists, checking how many boxes are left to be ticked off. The list read a long drive, a crazy night with friends, skydiving, and so on. Then, I slowly turned to my amma and asked what her long time wish would be. She…

Let’s get the good movies ticked off during this lockdown

Our last movie blog garnered an overwhelming response. It has pushed us enough to spin up another write-up and suggest more meaningful, uplifting movies to watch during this extended lockdown period. One commonly repeated remark, though, was “When you sent the link, I expected a list of 10 or more movies. Instead, There were only…

The best movies you could watch during this lockdown

Kavi (my wife) & I have a liking for mystery, thriller, and horror movies. We have searched for “best thriller movies” or similar at least over a hundred times. Our routine goes like this: We google a list of movies and zero in on one after reading its synopsis. Then, we search for it on…