Saturday-Pentacle – Week 51 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 51 – 2018


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A bird I learned about –

Picture By Richard BartzOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

Atlantic puffin – It’s a seabird with a brightly coloured beak during the breeding season. They feed primarily by diving in the water. What makes the above pictured puffin is that it’s the only puffin who is native to the Atlantic Ocean.

This puffin has a black crown and back, pale grey cheek patches and white underparts. Its broad, boldly marked red and black beak and orange legs contrast with its plumage. One more characteristc to make it special is that It moults (means releasing some body parts like snake leaves it’s skin) while at sea in the winter and some of the bright-coloured facial characteristics are lost, with color returning again during the spring.


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Just like wine! I Improve with Age!
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An article I found useful  —

7 Passive Income Ideas for 2019 – The title may sound filmsy but It has good ideas to start generating passive income. Specially the ideas which may be relavant in 2019 as well. This post is by one of my favorite money blgos (Dough Roller)


A song I’m going back to —

Oceans by Seafret – This song is close to my heart since the day i heard it in mid of 2015. And if you are wondering, yes! the girl in this video is Maisie Williams who played Arya Stark from The Game of Thrones series. This song is beautiful.


Quote I’m pondering on lately –  [Found it in the pre-roll (00:01:56) of the movie – The Breakfast Club ]

David Bowie
“…And these children that you spit on
As they try to change their worlds
Are immune to your consultations.
They’re quite aware of what they’re going through…”

― David Bowie (Image & quote from goodreads)

 


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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 51 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 50 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 50 – 2018


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A new word I learned –

? swansong (noun): final performance or activity of a person’s career


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Ambiance!
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A place I’m thinking to visit  —

Arunachal Pradesh – I’d love to make my way to East India. Ride on that easternmost road of India and Meeting the forest man of India. This amazing state is the northeastern-most state of the country. It borders the states of Assam and Nagaland to the south and shares international borders with Bhutan in the west, Myanmar in the east and is separated from China in the north by the disputed McMahon Line. Itanagar is the capital of the state.


A song I can’t stop listening to —

Apocalypse – Cigarettes After Sex – Close your eyes, imagine yourself riding under an open sky listening to this. Yeah. That’s it.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

“There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be…”

— John Lennon


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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 50 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 49 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 49 – 2018


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Something I’m contemplating —

Life is like a bike ride. You have to take the risk and get out of your comfort zone sometimes to race ahead in your life. But sometimes your intuition tells you if you took over that dangerously speeding vehicle you may risk everything. Is it worth it? Never is. Never will be. So slow down and relax your ego. Move forward not upwards!


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The Yacht Club!
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Person I’m fascinated with —

Bijay Nair – He is an Author, Ex-Armed Forces guy, a runner, a Motivational Speaker, a Husband and a Father. What fascinates me is the thin line he walks and still balances all these aspects of life. His writing has a punch of humour and he rocks it on the Facebook groups. Truly an inspiration.

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This sums up my SCMM 2017…..

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A song I’ve been listening to —

Tum Jab Paas by Prateek Kuhad – Loved this song’s composition and the music video both.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

“We’re made of recycled stars, destined to be rehung when the heavens send for us.”

— Paul Waldman


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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 49 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 48 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 48 – 2018


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Person I’m fascinated with –

Elvis Presley – I love his music since long. But the power of his personality was so damn high. You can just take that into perspective by the fact that in 1956, Elvis received his polio vaccination on national TV. His appearance helped raise immunization levels in the US from 0.06% to 80% in just 6 months.

Here is one of his song I love.


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Friends
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Art I ‘m loving in the past week  —

The Japanese art of Origami – The small number of basic origami folds can be combined in a variety of ways to make intricate designs. The best-known origami model is the Japanese paper crane.

Here is a video of the making of Japanese paper crane –


A song I’ve been listening to —

Stolen Dance by Milky Chance – This has been running as the song to go in the late nights.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

“The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.”

— Rumi


Until Next Saturday!

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 48 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 47 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 47 – 2018


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Post of the week –

Defying Taboos of Tattoo art – Recently I sat down with Chirag Jhala (one of the top tattoo artists in Mumbai) to listen to his stories in our conversation for my podcast Lifestyle Architecture Lab. From learning to do tattoos, raising his business and travelling for long periods, this conversation captures a lot. You can listen to this audio episode here –

#3 – Chirag Jhala – Defying Taboos of Tattoo art


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Pink Barberton Daisy!
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Person I ‘m fascinated with  —

Jim Carrey – I’ve been watching and loving Jim’s movies from childhood. However, his new Avtar as a super intellectual crazy human is the one you cannot ignore. I’m fascinated with most of his new projects.

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Art @yungjake

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A song I’ve been listening to —

WALLS by Kings of Leon – This song has the music which will take you back in times and into a different world. Just listen to it with headphones on. Lyrics of this song are just outstanding.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

“Difference between motivation and inspiration – Motivation is external and short lived. Inspiration is internal and lifelong”

— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 47 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 46 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 46 – 2018


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A quick Life lesson from Steve Jobs – I really dig this 45 seconds video of Steve. Give it a go, it may change your life.


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The Palace!
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Plants I ‘m fascinated with  —

Photo – Micro Plant Studio

Micro Succulent plants – I’ve been pondering over these micro plants, which can be grown in small glass tubes or even inside a cork or a wine bottle. I bought one some time ago for my desk but unfortunately, it died due to my lack of its maintenance knowledge. I’m contemplating to buy a few new ones.


A song I’ve been loving —

Hurt Me by Låpsley — Loving this song by Låpsley, the beats sound so amazing even though a little mellow.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

“The sign of intelligence is that you are constantly wondering. Idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing they are doing in their life.”

— Jaggi Vasudev


Until Next Saturday!

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 46 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 45 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 45 – 2018


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Post of the week – Recently I sat down with Amit Mehta from Unived to talk about his story on my podcast Lifestyle Architecture Lab. It was an amazing conversation covering a lot of things. Here is the podcast episode –

#2 – Amit Mehta – Your biggest fear is your biggest calling!


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When Life gives you lemons.
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An art form which brought back nostalgia 

Thanjavur – Look at the below painting, how it gives you feel of real texture and a sort of realness to the whole picture. Having been brought up in an Indian family, I’ve seen these paintings around. But I never knew it was an art form in itself. Which is called Thanjavur or Tanjore, originated in South India in 1600 AD.

You can recognise a Thanjavur painting by its use of gold foil, that’s what gives it glitters and lends the painting a surreal look.


An oldie song I loved —

Obladi Oblada by The Beatles – I’ve been loving this old gem from The Beatles this past week.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.”

— Epictetus


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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 45 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 44 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 44 – 2018


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A recipe I recently cooked –

Photo – Piping Pot Curry

Vegetable Rice Pulao / Pilaf – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker – I recently cooked this meal at home and damn it was spicy, we cried tears eating this and laughed hard, knowing that this is making us cry. But it was super delicious. Nothing crazy but simple meal.


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Between the lines.
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Person I ‘m fascinated with  —

Tony Hawk – This is the legendery skate boarder Tony Hawk. I grew up playing his video games. It’s like following and loving this guy from 20 years. (Ah that makes me feel old!)


A song running frequently in my playlist —

Candy Paint by Post Malone – I’ve been loving the songs Post Malone have been putting out. Man! That guy is crazy but  consistent with his songs. He have produced 100s of songs since his debut in December of 2016.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

“You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous.”

— Tony Hawk


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Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 44 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 43 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 43 – 2018


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Book I’m re-visting –

Oliver Twist – Re-visting the classic since few days.

This book has the sarcasm of Dickens, which makes this book very humorous. Dickens’ exposes the state of the poor in English society by following the life of an orphaned boy, Oliver Twist. The poor child can’t seem to catch a break and when he does it is short lived enough to seem cruel. But eventually the book is sad overall. However a good classic read.


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Soil Castle
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Person I ‘m fascinated with  —

Alex Honnold – Yes! that’s the same person who did the first ever free solo done by any human on El Capitan’s nearly 3,000 feet of vertical granite wall. Free soloing is when it’s done without the safety gear on and alone. Yes that means no rope. Just thinking about it makes my hands sweat.


A short I found interesting —

Why We’re All So Anxious – This video from The school of life talks about the fundamentals of anxiety and why it may not be as bad.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”

— Marcus Aurelius


Until Next Saturday!

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Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 43 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 42 – 2018

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 42 – 2018


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Book I’m reading –

THINK STRAIGHT: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life – This is the book from one of the new age non-fiction writers I look up to – Darius Foroux. As it feels from the title, it’s kind of a self-help book about thinking. This subject is very close to my heart as well, as at the core I find myself as a student and a teacher at the same time. You can only become both of these if you learn and then know how to think! A good read.


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Scaled Down!
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A band I’m fascinated with  —

The Yellow Diary – This band has a special place in my heart, as the bassist of this band is my friend Stuart DaCosta and I’ve seen this band from the time of its formation and them growing up into this phenomenal team. Now they are signed by Sony India.

If you want to start listening to them I’ll recommend two songs – Sada and Kashmir.


A song I’m loving —

Kashmir – This song is from the Yellow Diary and I’m fascinated with it from the past week.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

“Music is like coffee for the soul. Dark, hot and maybe bitter. But for some reason we all still go to it.”

— Source


Until Next Saturday!

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Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 42 – 2018