…at home; at peace.

I haven’t felt like this in a while; I haven’t been feeling the need to write, sometimes I’d try and fail and some other times words would just pause. On most ocassions, however, I’d just be busy playing Uncharted 2 or fighting with Shruti about me wanting to play more! Its not like she wanted to watch the TV but then she’d just throw a tantrum to get me out of the transfixed state that I was in whilst playing that game. I haven’t ever spoken about my most recent addiction and thats how stuck I was with it.

Uncharted 2 multiplayer was a world in its own and Anup Menon alias RyukDG was a skin running around with an AK-47, a 9.2 FS pistol and an MK-NDI grenade. It threw me (once again) into a virtual world where I was surrounded by gun nuts and random screamy kids addicted to the power boost that an online game provides. I hope this justifies my absence from the blogospere. Sadly, as far as I have noticed a lot of regular bloggers have given up and moved on with life and more. I just hope that they all come back and I make time for following up on my blogroll.

I am not going to talk much about my addiction to the Playstation 3 because its a pointless discussion which may or may not interest the masses and for those who really want to discuss games and the console; feel free to email in – I’d love to talk about it *winks* I’m sure Shruti would be reading this sometime and the PS3 is the last thing that she’d want to read about. So, I’ll move on to greener pastures and may eventually discuss the happenings in my life over the past couple of years.

As I read up on my posts between 2009 and 2010; I realized that most of the posts were just not me. I wrote, sometimes out of sheer boredom and sometimes since I had people breathing down my neck to write a few lines. Forcing myself to write has never worked in my favour and never will. I am more of a heart guy and all that I notate needs to flow. Thinking while I write never helps and those posts (between the dates I mentioned) are astoundingly pathetic. This was the phase in my life where I had just landed in Dubai and had just met the girl I’d marry. I was busy with too many things and writing never seemed to come to me. Thus, a lot of pushy posts. I am hoping to start fresh; probably try to re-design the whole blog and archive all the posts before this date. I still haven’t planned on how to do it because its been a few months since I tweaked wordpress and I really don’t like messing up this place. It does have a lot of fond memories and I hate losing data – be it good or bad.

So why now? Well, I have ended my 2 year stint at Dubai and have come back to my motherland. I was a patriot from the time I remember but never have I missed my country so much. The fragrances, the stench, the pollution, the numerous languages, the fighting adults and the crying kids, all the chirping birds and the barking dogs; all of it is still sinking in to me it feels like I am floating. There is around 2 years worth information that has gone by and I will re-post with a rundown on the dreamy little year that I have shared with my patient better half, thus far. “Which year?” she’ll probably ask. Time has flown by and the both of us find it hard to believe that we have alreadyย been together for a year. I will follow up with more on that; ย but for now, a big Hi! to all those who grace by this place and I hope that you’ll are doing well. I’m sorry for not being around and I am hoping that I’d be seen more in the years to come.

I’ll end with this – In an utopian world I am the happiest man alive!



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8 thoughts on “…at home; at peace.

  1. I hope this comeback to for good.. ๐Ÿ™‚ It was so upsetting to see this space ignored, by you, for so long..

    This blog space is, was and shall always remain special for me.. now and forever. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. Hello Anup!

    Remember me? Your very old reader, not old in age though :). Feels good to read your blog today after about an year, but also saddened with the fact that your blogs between 2009-10 were made up! Why? You fascinated me by your factual descriptions, and now I know all of that was a fake? Pity!

    Anyway, I hope you are having a good time in bangalore and Shruti.. hope she is fine too ๐Ÿ™‚ What a shame, you were in Dubai for 2 years, and we couldn’t meet up ๐Ÿ˜ take care and happy blogging!

  3. Hi Tanya!

    Good to know that you remembered this place. I’m sorry but I think my words might have been misunderstood and I’ll rephrase/correct it. By made up; I don’t quite mean ‘fake’ All I meant was that I did force myself to write so most of the posts seemed uhm… NOT ME! That is all. The facts still remain as they are.

    Excuse my choice of words there. I will be sorting it out soon.


  4. geez… neva imagined you’d write again bro…
    god to have u back ๐Ÿ™‚ and i can’t wait to play uncharted ๐Ÿ˜€

  5. Oh god You are back.., Oh my god .., people he’s back.., not just in india but here as well.., oh god.., now there’s someone who can speak and write is back “after Abhi ofcourse (esle he’ll get angry ;))”. anyways good to see you back here.., and i also liked the art done in the right hand side with all the important terms in your life .., well i was searching for mine but i couldn’t find one.., that explains it all. just wanted to remind you i still had an album posted on orkut ‘On Anup’s Demand’. Cheel (kawwa) Madi … ๐Ÿ™‚

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