Coming from a vernacular medium schooling background where English was not included in the syllabi until 6th standard and rookie English were taught till 10th which did not differentiate between literature and language, reading J. K. Rowling books seems like a dream come true. By the time I read Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the series had already become a phenomenon and the whole world was waiting for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Being a voracious and involved reader of fiction I always travel to a different world whenever I read a new one, it’s like living another life but reading the first Harry Potter book felt like transitioning into a different self, as if I was as new born as the one year old Harry who knew nothing about his past, his parents or even himself. Not sure whether every Harry Potter fan feels this way but I think the entire Potter series qualifies as a very well written thriller for kids as well as for adults who still love fantasies and fairy tales. [Read more…]
YES! We all should write. Even if nobody reads, we should write because writing is the best way to learn, teach and share knowledge. Its not only the best way to express ideas (even the craziest ones!!) but also the best way to challenge ourselves.
Back in 2004 I first learnt about blogs and I created my first blog called “Lonely Planet” in Blogger but due to my lack of experience in writing, I could not progress. Then again in 2006 I created another Blogger blog called “Tech Phoenix” where I thought I would share my technical knowledge with the aspiring software professionals but I became inconsistent for not having enough organized content. [Read more…]