Your Highness

Author's details

Name: Praveen Shivashankar
Date registered: November 13, 2010
URL: http://www.praveens.in
Jabber / Google Talk: praveen.shivashankar@gmail.com
Yahoo! IM: pavi007_99@yahoo.com

Biography

Hmmm.. something about myself?!! One of the kind... :)

Latest posts

  1. Changes… changes.. — August 12, 2016
  2. The Ireland I Love.. — June 26, 2016
  3. Fleecing the Farmers – 2 — June 1, 2015
  4. Fleecing the Farmers – 1 — May 19, 2015
  5. My Favorite Musicals from Hollywood – 2 — February 27, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. A Pain called Indian Passport Office! — 41 comments
  2. Bhaavageete: Soulful songs for hearfelt emotions – 1 — 28 comments
  3. Soulful Songs for Soul – Bhaavageete – II — 27 comments
  4. Bhavani Ashtakam – An Ode to the Universal Mother! — 13 comments
  5. 2 Movies and a Nite!! — 9 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 12

Changes… changes..

Better late than never!! Even as I type the heading for this blog, my body shudders! Quite literally! How often have you wondered about the direction your life is taking? The decisions we make, the paths we choose?! No matter how much we feel and convince ourselves of our preparedness, the unraveling of the events …

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Jun 26

The Ireland I Love..

As is already familiar to those of you who have actually poked around on this space a bit, I am one of those quintessential software engineers from Bengaluru. I work in the field of Biometric Identification and am totally in love with what I do! And as much as I love what I do, I …

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Jun 01

Fleecing the Farmers – 2

Kasargod, Erezha in Kerala, Plachimada, and ironically enough good old Varthur in Bangalore are just a couple of examples of areas where chemical effluents have wreaked havoc in the life of people.  Several villages in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Chattisgarh, Bihar have been rendered uninhabitable, forcing people to vacate their lands, houses and become destitute …

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May 19

Fleecing the Farmers – 1

On 11th of March, amidst the growing debate on the Land Acquisition Bill, there appeared an editorial in Times of India. The title of this editorial was “India’s Farmer Fetish”.  The contents of the editorial aside, the very title stands testimony to the bias and the prejudiced mind set that the farmers in the country are …

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Feb 27

My Favorite Musicals from Hollywood – 2

Can you believe this???!!! Ofcourse you do!! This is not the first time I have delayed writing something on this space!! It’s been 4 months since I wrote here!! Last year in July I wrote about my favorite Hollywood musicals, and well, the time has now come to revisit that. So let’s continue our journey. …

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Oct 07

Our Leaders and Us

It took me a long time to appreciate the subtle philosophy embedded in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”.  It is not without reason then, that today I am reminded of this beautiful discussion between Alice and the Cheshire Cat. “I don’t want to go among mad people”, remarked Alice. “Oh! you can’t help that”, …

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