Random Thoughts

Just a thought…

Yeah it’s weird that a social site or an app makes you realize that you exist so much in other people’s lives and they still think about you, they wanna talk to you, they still want to have a conversation with you… They still hold something for you.

Yet they never say.

“Why don’t they?” the seemingly innocuous question I ask myself as it hits me.

You know, life will be so much easy, if people just say what they mean. But…that never happens. The mask never falls off! 😦

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Book Reviews (Kitaabi Gup-Shup)

Book Review: LIKE IT HAPPENED YESTERDAY by RAVINDER SINGH

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Hey! I’m back with another review of the book that I just finished reading “Like it Happened Yesterday” by our one and only Ravinder Singh 🙂 So I ordered it on Amazon.in and got in on time. Ravinder Singh’s Like It Happened Yesterday is one of the most loved books. It is a different book as compared to his love story novels like “I too had a love story” , “Can love happen twice” , “Your dreams are mine now” and “This Love That Feels Right” I read first 3 books already so I can say yes this book is different from them. I was so excited to read this book because the story of the book is all about the best phase of a person’s life- CHILDHOOD! ❤ I liked the cover page, it is quite sweet no? It was really nice to see that one boy jumping with colourful balloons. It actually reminded me of my childhood days, I used to love balloons and love to play with them 😛 It was one of the sweetest memories of my childhood. Anyways, I always love to read Ravinder Singh books. He is the first author whose novel I read completely. As I mentioned above, I read his 3 novels yet, and my favorite is “I too had a Love Story” the debut novel and the true love story of the author, I simply love ITHALS. It is my all time favorite ❤ this book touched my soul and made me cry so badly.  I didn’t like Can love happen twice much so I can’t say much about that. And, Your dreams are mine now, was also a good book but not more than his first novel 🙂

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‘Like It Happened Yesterday’ is a memoir of the author’s growing up years and how the experiences in his childhood have influenced his life at a later stage. Basically, Like It Happened Yesterday talks more about childhood days and makes you feel remember those moments. It is an amazing journey to childhood which I am pretty sure everybody can relate to in one way or the other. It is written in easy language which is a plus. 🙂 I loved reading about Ravinder’s childhood experiences. I was able to easily relate myself with the incident at some points. The book is all about our Bachpan 😀 the first day of school, the fear of injection, teeth problems, awkward cum naughty questions like “how a child takes birth?” 😛 the love for photographs and cycle, and of course our very first crush. So, you can’t expect much from the book. There’s no love, romance, thrill, action etc in the book but still it puts a smile on your face when you read the book. This book relates us to our transformation phases from childhood to adulthood. But I would say boys and men will find this book more interesting as compare to girls/women, because this is not a girl’s story but if you will read this book, in some incidents you will also enjoy, smile and laugh. But, this book is mainly written from a boy’s view point of childhood days.

You know, everyone of us wants to go back and live those moments again but we all know that’s not really possible but this book at least fill your heart with those sweet memories. 🙂 You will surely imagine your childhood days when you were free from every problem, every tension and thinking about the consequences of every little thing, when you just enjoy your life….Ah! those days ❤ Well, its a sweet book and it really took you back to your childhood days. It allows you to re-live those moments at certain points, because each one of us must have felt the same. The incidents of his life are somehow very similar to every individual. I also found some incidents similar to mine. The book will appeal to you more if you are the 80s or 90s kid. The characters are real and beautifully described. The language of the book is simple, sweet and easy. Ravin very innocently narrated every incidents. It ends with a happy note of the author securing the first rank in his CBSE Board Exams. End is not that good though but still I enjoyed. 🙂

Some interesting quotes from the book:

“Some discoveries are so close to the heart that only the discover can feel them and cherish them.”

“The class laughed. I failed to understand why. I thought of joining in with their laugh, but soon I guessed that maybe I was the subject of their laughter.”

“Human nature is strange. Just because we all had a common thing to be afraid of, we turned into friends.”

“As the days passed, I even started liking the song Papa Kehte Hain. It had started making a different sense to me. Soon, I wanted to become the one who could sing that song and prove to the world that I meant every word of what I was singing.”

“As time passed by and I grew older, my memories of that day started fading.”

All in all its a quick read of 216 pages. The book can be coined as a Diary of the author, printed and published in book form. It is a honest and simple book. 🙂 The writing style of Ravin is so simple. Its a onetime read and beginners may like it more. I recommend it to all those who love to go over their childhood memories and time again. I liked it. So I can say, read it once!

And, Tell me have you read it? I would love to hear it from you. Do let me know if you have read the book or are planning to do so! Do share it with me in the comments below as I would love to know! 🙂

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Random Thoughts

Paradox of life…!

When you lose someone who is a major part of your entire universe, it hits you. It hits you so hard, it shakes you emotionally and mentally.

And you find yourself distracted and sleepless at 2 a.m. wondering about all the chances you didn’t take, all the things you didn’t say, all the feelings you didn’t share, all the pictures you didn’t click, everything that could have just made both of you a little more of each other’s.

Coz the truth is, back then, you always thought you had forever…forever with him or her….But you don’t. Actually, we never do….

And that’s the paradox of life, feelings last forever….moments and people don’t!

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Words from the Heart

I am here…!!

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Hello to all my Readers 🙂 Its been a long since I’ve posted anything and I am sorry for being lazy and not being regular over here.

Today I am going to place my thoughts on an issue which is very important to discuss and this issue always makes me sad. We seriously need to talk about it. You know guys, I get so sad and disturb anytime I read news of someone committing suicide, I don’t understand when did suicide become an option?? and why?? What makes people so weak that they decide to end their life? That they decide to pause their life, dreams and everything else? I am deeply appalled at the recent incidents of suicide by youngsters. It’s horrifying to even try and understand that guy/girl’s mindset which made them end their life.

I am just so sad and shocked to hear about Arjun Bhardwaj’s story. Guys we need to understand that Suicide is not the only option in life, if you’re facing any trouble just go and talk to your parents, best friend or anyone but please don’t even think about suicide. Doing suicide is not a solution. Please think about your family and friends. Don’t hurt them and yourself or think about suicide. Trust me, by doing that you’re gonna hurt other people even more. You see, it’s been a while since I started writing here and I am glad to have heard a lot of personal stories, some great love and friendship experiences and some really grave grievances over this period.

I’ve always felt thankful when someone has considered me worthy enough of being a part of their story or their life. This made me feel special every time. Keeping this in mind, I want to repeat that apart from the reader-writer relationship that we share, I can sometimes be your friend, your adviser and your confidante too. So, my dear reader if you’re struggling, facing any problem you always have a friend here who’ll be there with you and won’t judge you, won’t let you feel alone, its a promise! Please reach out to me whenever you feel depressed, sad, happy or weird and always remember that whatever you’re going through will pass too soon.

Like they say “There is sunrise after every night” That’s just how the universe works. Please remember that there’s a solution to every problem!

God bless you,
Much Love! ❤

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Random Thoughts

Friendship!

You know what Friendship means to me? Friendship to me means Respect, Acceptance, and Understanding. It means being there for one another through good times and bad. It means being honest with each-other and accepting each-other just as you are. My family and friends think I am little crazy because of the things that I do but that’s okay am quite agree with them 😉 and they don’t even have to understand all these thing, all I want from them is Love and Acceptance. Just accept and love me and they do the same, more than I deserve sometimes 🙂 Though, I’ve had bad friendship experiences in the past but I still believe in it. I think, friendship is not only about all day chit-chats, going out and partying, making random plans and doing crazy adventures. It is mainly about being there for each-other, lifting each-other up and making each-other smile when we forget how to do that! 🙂

Do you believe in Friendship??? What do you think about it???  🙂

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Book Reviews (Kitaabi Gup-Shup), Life in Pictures

And…. She replied me!

So, Preeti Shenoy just replied me on Twitter!

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It was unexpected! I was so happy to see a tweet from her…Thank you Mrs. Shenoy for taking the time to reply me 🙂 It means so much to me! ❤ I don’t know why am posting this here? all I know is am so happy and I want to share my happiness with all of you! ❤

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