About 3 years back, during the covid lockdown, I started working on Chopin's prelude No. 15 often called the raindrop prelude. By the end of 2020, I got the notes down. More or less. But never ended up being able to play it as well as it deserved to be
I've been thinking about this a lot. I've never liked social media stories, whether on Snapchat or Instagram or anywhere else. (Although VS Code stories was nice to play with when it was first out.) I've been trying to understand why I don't like stories in the first place. At
Went on a day-long trek last week or so. Was a much needed break. While we were on the way to the starting point, we drove under an old-looking bridge. We spoke about how a lot of people are involved in keeping bridges and other infrastructure in order.
This happened years ago before the pandemic when choir rehearsals were still a thing. A soprano walked into the practice room about 40 minutes late, and that lead to an exchange that went something like: Conductor: Why are you soooo late? The soprano: The bus was late. C: Should have
Random doodles... nothing to see here :)
It was September 2019. Two super-close friends were down in Mumbai at same time. We went out for dinner one night, and did a lot of catching up, and at the end of it we decided to do a London trip the next year. Fast forward to early Feb 2020:
I was only in primary school when I noticed how everything is relative. It's one of those things we've all known from the start. 'More candies' (relative) always sounds better than '3 candies' (absolute). More is generally better. (Raise your hand if you'd like to be paid less :) One way
2020 has been a year of books for me. Though I missed the year-goal, I did read 18 books — way more than I've ever read in a single year. This did mean I spent less time on the piano. And ever lesser time on hobby projects. (I did find the
Me trying to understand why I do not burn out that easily.