2010/03 : LIFE
A very unenviable task is to be the carrier of a news that could be tragic or sad or bad, like conveying someone is no more or an exam / test / interview result OR a bad incident that might upset the receiver deeply.
Have you ever been in such circumstances, how did you deal with it and how good are you in handling such situations ?
Well....this is the theme for a programme on a FM channel. Its called " Sentu-te Ghaa"--meaning " A Hurt on the Sentiment " . Every evening they choose a girl who registers to their channel who wants to check in on her boyfriends activities wen alone. Apparently a very normal thought but the outcomes hav been from mild ...more
Just cannot resist the wish to tell about a film - "We were soldiers" where Mel Gibson played the lead role of a U.S Army commander of a regiment for Vietnam war. The members of the regiment stayed in a colony. After the departure of the males, there were only young wives and children in the colony. The postman of the local P.O came with bunches of Telegrams from the War Office informing death of the soldiers. One day the Postman came with a couple of telegrams and was searching the address of the recipients. Obviously, he did not meet with nice cooperation. He was ...more
but I have seen what it does to peep's. In my college days, u know what it is lik to be a biker and a non NSUI left oriented student union member- mainstream social outcast....so u had a fewer lads and lasses. Those were 2 social taboos rite there .
Anyway, one of the boys had a bad run doing a marathon run on Ghats road and went KIA :( The guy was from Rajastan, and one of my comrades who was from there went over there as a news carrier....although college told them etc....
WHen the guy got back, he was a WRECK in 10 day time.
I could never see a "Bixxer" (bike chain bare knuckle boxer) who fought even in hardened shady fight clubs breakdown this badly. He would literally just sort-of hug me and break down ,then vomit, he would NEVER sleep in the night. He'd wake up , scream and just sort of go manic and then break down in front of all of us....
I never thought the guy was the same anymore. He was so so ...more