Would ya believe me?

27 Jun

Ripley’s Believe It or Not was founded by Robert Ripley early in the 1920s that featured bizarre items and strange events in a comic strip. Travel and exposure of the world was limited at that time so people often question his claims. However, it grew to such popularity that he expanded it to different formats…

Doing Time Doing Vipassana

17 Feb

“We’re all prisoners undergoing a life sentence…imprisoned by our own minds…” These words narrated in the documentary have a particular universal resonance as it echoes the lives of the inmates of Tihar Jail, one of the most notorious jails in India. In 1993, Kiran Bedi was appointed as the new Inspector General of Indian prisons…

Lost In Space

28 Jun

While I was working in the Ladrang assisting Tsem Rinpoche as an attendant, one of things we used to do was to watch hours of TV.  Mind you, it was not the ordinary crappy TV shows on air nowadays but classic TV series from his childhood. He ordered those from Amazon and they came in…

Gleeful Perseverance

4 Jul

A biting comedy for the underdog in all of us! My colleague, Fang a few weeks ago had borrowed me a series called GLEE. I think the world is familiar with its amazing musical and the hype has got me intrigued. They called it a darker, more cynical High-School Musical. When I first watched the…

Mum! I am on TV!

14 May

Yes! I was on TV last Monday morning on NTV7's breakfast show! I was a nervous wreak but it turn out not too bad. At least I didn't fall flat on my face while talking.