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Gone- flitted away,

Taken the stars from the night and the sun

From the day!

Gone, and a cloud in my heart.

Alfred Tennyson

Ahem. I know I’m not fooling anybody. I’m so glad that the NaBloPoMo has finally come to an end. So, you don’t have to deal with our rubbish excuses for posts. Well, mostly 😉

Maybe later we’ll do a “Most desperate attempts at posting for the NaBloPoMo”. But, for now, its time to say goodbye to the frog in the sidebar!

Bye!

PS: College for Adzzie and Me starts Monday!ICONATOR_d7c5aa76368eaba6e98d72f4a5db32a6

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wakin-dreamNow, I’ve been told I’m a freaking nutter as many times as the next guy but this is different. This is an actual, recognized disorder (with an official name and everything). And I think that, maybe, I have more than one problem because I’m actually kind of (insanely) excited. Well, no, excited is pushing it but I’m not, say, screaming and tearing my hair out so that can’t be normal, right?

I discovered this disorder when I clicked on a blogpost on the Top Posts from around WordPress.com list (Incidentally, WHAT does it take to get on that list?! I am considering titling my next post ” The Jonas Bros. want me to sing for them with Rob Pattinson, Miley Cyrus and Zac Efron!!”.God.).
Anyway, I ‘have’* what is called Synaesthesia.

“…Synaesthesia is not entirely negative. Synaesthesia is a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway, in other words, numbers can be perceived as having color, or words (such as the days of the week) can be perceived as having personalities. Many people with synesthesia use their experiences to aid in their creative process, and many non-synesthetes have attempted to create works of art that may capture what it is like to experience synesthesia. Here is a description of the disorder by one synaesthete: “I realized that to make an R all I had to do was first write a P and draw a line down from its loop. And I was so surprised that I could turn a yellow letter into an orange letter just by adding a line.” The image above shows how a synaesthete might perceive numbers and letters (which would appear all black to normal people). In a more bizarre twist, sufferers might mix sound and taste so that different noises might have a taste. It may be wise for synaesthetes to avoid the brown sound.

And I do that whole ” every letter has a colour” thing, I really do! Can’t say I’m surprised, really. In fact, it’s  so darned typical that I’d go and have some mental disorder. Probably have a few more, too, knowing me.

* ‘Have’ makes it sound too much like a disease, don’t you think?

In other news: My internet connection keeps dying every two minutes ( it was every three seconds, last night) all by itself and I have to manually reconnect every time. There is also this suspicious character that goes by the name “x-connect” that has magically appeared out of nowhere. Clearly, this is the source of my troubles, because every time my connection dies, x-connect shows up. Then I delete it, and tediously reconnect again, then it disconnects, then x-connect is back! If anyone can help with the thing, that’d be great.( I did run a virus scan, but nothing showed up.).This also means that at any time, my posting powers will be rudely taken from me, so erm, have fun Lucid and Fuzzy! We all know how much you enjoy NaBloPoMo!

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ICONATOR_d7c5aa76368eaba6e98d72f4a5db32a6Hihi! First of all, Happy Friendship Day to all! Go on, show your friends you care!

Headache yet?

Headache yet?

You must be wondering why you got a double dose of Fuzzy this week. If you weren’t, pay attention! Anyway, I couldn’t post on account of being in Mumbai, where my portable internet thing refused to work! Its working now though, obviously.

Let us now address the funny title, shall we? You see after a long, hard day, we all decided to head over to the rooftop restaurant in our hotel for dinner. We got shown to our table, and right in front of me was this;

Mister Butt-Man

Distracting isn’t it?

But other than the obvious lack of pants, we had a really good time! I’m returning to Chennai tomorrow evening. I shall write alonger post then. I actually will ths time, because I know what I’m going to write about! Yay!

Later.

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Oh well, since I just realized no one has posted today, for NaBloPoMo, I decided to put up more art. So yes, more art, comin’ atcha.I’ve been out the whole day, doing nothing. Also, Sanj (who was originally asked to post too.) is leaving tomorrow, ’cause she’s decided to take up her undergrad in Singapore. Well, ’nuff rambling.

Tainted Candy

This one below’s done by me, but the love/hate idea’s from Syva of deviantart.

love and hate

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wakin-dreamYes, folks, India is a MAD place. And not just because of the crows, either. For one thing, we have a veritable assortment of poop on the ‘pavements’ (another Indianism for what you’d call the sidewalk) and streets- cowpoop, dogpoop, catpoop, ratpoop (OK, really beginning to enjoy myself, here) and a lovely scattering of bird droppings.

This all amuses me doubly when my cousins from abroad visit- they’re just so fascinated– and  by buffaloes and goats and things! It’s hilarious! The traffic is insane, as well (Don’t do things by halves, do we? *smirk*) and people are always crediting the crazy driving as being the original inspiration for car-race video games. No, really. If you are a cyclist/auto-driver anything goes. Oh, and the occupancy! Sometimes, you’ll see people in cars packed like sardines in a tin. Public buses are a menace, really, with tons of passengers hanging out so that the whole thing looks like it could topple over any moment. I’ve always though we should have three separate classes with different tickets and fares- sitting, standing and hanging. Just the ‘sitting’ class would be smartest, though, of course.

Nope, no kidding.

It’s also a place that’s home, at once, to abject poverty and, um, the opposite. People are crazy-orthodox and others are.. not-so-much. Sometimes, though, you’ll see things like this:

Only in India..
Only in India..

Bottom-line: SO worth it. 🙂

There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home..

– Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz

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…CROWS.

Yep, you saw it, crows. You could say it’s the ‘Bird of Chennai’ because you’d hardly drive around without noticing at least a few crows. For a fact, BWC (when she was tiny) was seen hugging a lamp post because there was a crow perched at the top of it, saying she wanted the crow. (Sorry BWC!) Now, forget you read that line. I’d say they’re one of the most annoying animals (err… birds) ever seen.

They’re up and cawing early in the morning disturbing your deep, peaceful slumber, reminding you that you’ve got a whole day to go through. Also, they come and take your food, if no one’s around it. (I had a dosa stolen from my hand once ) And they’re always on any tree you find, so be careful while standing under a tree, as you might get crow-poop on you. Some of the crows here actually build nests for itself, unlike the usual belief that their young are raised  in some other bird’s nest. Also, if you leave clothes on the terrace to dry, they perch onto them, making claw-shaped cuts in them. They’re known to drop half-eaten fish around too.

And today, I went to get officially admitted into college. On coming back, we found a crow tapping the side window glass (cause, it’s the reflector glass type ones) and there was a huge crack on it. (And before you ask, it did poop on the window shield :P)

Guess that’s about it. *sighs* This NaBloPoMo stuff is tough, even with 3 people writing this blog. Oh well…..

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ICONATOR_d7c5aa76368eaba6e98d72f4a5db32a6I’m going to take Adzzie‘s idea and post some older sketches that I’ve done but never posted.

Kai

This is Kai from Beyblade. Yup, I watched a show about spinning tops. And loved it. Extremely. So did Adzzie and our brothers. I remember how we would discuss every episode as soon as it was done. And the final episode, Ohmigod, We actually scremed and yelled into the telephone! We always wavered between Tyson and Kai as our favorite characters.

This is very old and his smile is strangely lopsided.


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This one is of Sanosuke from Rurouni Kenshin, except its like a teenage version of sorts. I watched and read Kenshin too. The manga was really, really good! I loved the drawing style.

And that’s all for your daily dose of me! Keeping with tradition, here’s a quote;


I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.
Jane Austen

Love, Love, Love her! Later all!

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