Friday, December 10, 2010

some gr8 football sites i have come across

I have just come across some amazing and some absolutely beautiful football sites with some terrific writing and observations about the game... - a beautiful site with a lot of focus on history and some brillian forgotten players.. more of a tactical oreinted site with chalkboards and stuff .. gr8 stuff.... realli increased my knowledge and understanding of the 'beautiful game'... a very stylish football site with observations and perspectives on the game by differnt but all v capable writers and sometimes even grad students... - i admit i havent read much on this site but whatever i have read is beautiful... and i cant bealeive its a female resideng in mumbai who is the author!!

more to come guys... iv posted a lot of stories from these sites on to my facebook... u guys can read it for the selected gems... iv learnt a lot about football from these sites...

on a completely different note.... i just realized why i n many others like low scoring cricket matches... there's something about a low scoring match that hits you straight in the gut... i think dat its because a low scoring match is about survival... yes... survival .. that primal instinct which goes beyond cricket... thats the reason why its so compelling to watch a tail ender try to see of a test match to a draw against the likes of shoaib akhtar and other fast bowlers bowling out of their skin... rather than see gilchrist blast another bowler away or sachin play a delicate masterpeice of a stroke...  fascinating isnt it?

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

paradise beach

tday i just remembered 1 of the best places iv eva been to... paradise beach.. near tiracol, north goa... its a secluded beach... which not many people kno abt... when i went there first... thr was only my grp n a handful of firangs thr... now its slowly becme slightly more commercialized... its an amazing place with blue waters n white sands,... i din think it was possible to av such a beach in india! this was 1 of d best trips of my life... after 2nd year... 2nd trip to goa with frenz... me, pandey, sanjay, makarand. njoi!.. n tell me if u like d place... ul need instructions to reach the place... it wont be on a map!!

Saturday, August 7, 2010


n i mean just wow! what a movie... just watched 'bound'.. d wachowski brothers' first movie... n im not gonna spoil it by sayin nething abt it... just watch it... all im gonna say is dat its noir... n xtremely stylish... if ne of u watch it then plz comment n lemme kno wht u think

fmt charts

here are some of the legendary fmt charts put up in our college (terna medical college) ka fmt department... hehe it was seriously good work... i knew dat readin just d charts put up wud almost guarantee passing wid 50%! there were so many!..of course they r not so useful for mcq's... but its still fun to read em.. all were well made.. colurful... realli good... of course thr must av bn just dat 1 man behind d idea... d best fmt proffessor ever... dr. mohanti... he was awarded the man of the millenium in forensic medicine by an organization... so here goes ppl...

spalding's sign of intruterine death

gustafsons method of determing age

cafe coronary

abraded collar

changes in madible with age

death and its modes


defence wounds

proffessional death sentence

skin incisions made during autopsy

types of law courts

more to come

its always struck me

its always struck me dat sumhow we always end up watching classic old films made by hollywood rather than go into our own history n watch classics of our own time... we watch movies like the godfather, goodfellas, pulp fiction, the shining, n sing praises of martin scorcese, stanley kubrick, francis ford coppolla, but how many of us has watched the films of satyajit ray? shyam benegal? rituparno ghosh? mani ratnams old tamil classic nayakan?

did u kno dat nayakan is 1 of only 2 or 3 films included by the time magazine in its 100 best films ever?? how many of us has seen it? how many have seen 'the terrorrist'? the last lear? raincoat? salaam bombay? pyaasa?   

its just weird isnt it? theres a whole glut of classic bollywood films dat we avnt even thot existed.. i recently came across some of these titles on wikipedia... n it got me thinking... its always the firangs who end up watching these classics n usually praise em n we end up not even knowing abt such films... hehe just symbolizes d state of mind of the indian audience doesnt it?!

even i avent seen ppl...  but i do feel like now.. iv just downloaded the last lear... rituparno ghosh.. reviews of age old gems from india coming up ppl...

just think abt it... tc.. biii

Thursday, August 5, 2010

rare movies

this 1's abt those rare movies which r just deadly but evry1s just missed out on em coz it wasnt a hit... or it wasnt publicized enuff n stuff... il keep updating this blog.... sum rare gems in this post...

- manorama 6 feet under (remake of chinatown , roman polanski, but it aint a rip off , hez made it in his own vision, 1 of my fav movies ever)

- the jacket (keira knightley movie, has a bit of romance, a bit of time travel, v well made, loved it )

- before sunrise

- before sunset (both of em r gr8 movies... no plot nuthin ... just 2 ppl talkin to each other.. dats it.. gr8 movies)

- mithya (rajat kapoor directed... starring ranvir shorey... amazing movie if u can read between the lines... gr8 plot.. gr8 script... wickedly funny in its own way... wonderful performances... guys u av to watch this 1, we watched it twice on our unforgettable trip to 4 states in 4 days, me shashank, sanket, dan n makya!)

- yahaan (realli well made luv story set in kashmir, jimmy shergill, minisha lamba)

- no smoking (anurag kashyaps biggest flop, but wht a movie if u understand it... its a metaphor for life... d whole movie... everything stands for sumthin else... in d movie... just gotta make out wht it is.. if u don understand it... ul hate it.. do a google search.. its worth it to understand it... anurags given an interview abt it on rediff)

- my wife's murder (very well made thriller abt a guy who accidentally kills his wife... boman irani.. anil kapoor.. nandana sen ...another gr8 script.. luvd it)

- strangers ( based on alfred hitchcocks movie strangers on a train,, jimmy shergill .. kay kay menon... its abt 2 men whomeet on a train .. n decide to kill each others wives... gr8 plot nah?  quite well made)

- arthurs hallowed ground (hehe .. a v funny english movie abt an old english groundsman who takes care of a a cricket ground... absolutely luvd it... saw iton world movies once.. 5: 00 am to 7 :00 am .. cant find it newhere... wana download it .. luvly movie )

- dan in real life ( v nice romcom... has steve carrell in it n juliette binoche .. realli gud romcom)

- garden state ( another v nice romcom.. zach braff... natalie portman... realli cute... 1 of my fav movies)

more to come ppl ... i guess im writing this partially coz i myself don wanna forget abt thz movies! wud wana show em to my kids!

av u eva had the feeling

av u eva had the feeling of xtreme restlessness n at d same time not wantin to do nething in particular? just bored out of ur skin yet not knowing wht to do? well, im feelin dat ryt now. 4 :15 am, staring at my computer screen... nuthin to do... av bn feelin this since nearly 2 days... just watched Dial M for Murder, hitchcock. my first hitchcock movie. din like it too much.. it was ok... murder mystery type... was hopin for better... hate this feeling... i guess thz r the times whn i grapple n fyt with depression... sort of...

just remembered sumthin dat d psychiatry guy had said during 1 of d mle lectures... depression is not a feeling of xtreme sadness or grief... its actualli a feeling of NUMBNESS... not avin d capacity to feel... its almost like lookin at things from a 3rd person angle... not feelin them as if things were happenin to u... its like uv stepped out of ur own body n r lukin at urself ... yeah yeah .. i kno ... dats d definition of 'depersonalization'... psychiataric term ...

its not like i cant go out n av fun n function wid oders when i get into 1 of thz moods... i did go out last nyt with frenz... had few laffs n evn cracked a couple of jokes myself... i can ... but thrs always tht feelin inside tht sumthins not ryt... sumthins amiss... perhaps emptiness... earlier i wudnt av bn able to... i guess as u grow older u become better n better at hiding ur feelings... 

now guys plz dont start calling me whn u read this... i usualli like to be alone whn im in thz moods.. tc ppl... i kno it must nt av bn fun to read this... sry... bii..

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

some movies dat iv seen recently

Hello ppl. Just watched inception for d second time last nyt with my sis n cousin. Still cant get over it man. Just d scope of d movie and its execution with all its complexity. What impressed me d most was dat d movie was as intellectually satisfying as it was emotionally. I think very few movies are there which mange to do that.
 If i ever come across christopher nolan ill touch his feet! Every movie hez directed is a classic. I dont know if you av heard of 'The Prestige', even that was an amazing movie directed by him, although not as popular as the batman series.
 Just thot id share with u some titles which iv seen recently which i liked.
- the hurt locker

- watching the detectives (this is 1 of those TV movies which are actualli quite good, it has cillian murphy n lucy liu in it, liu is lukin quite hot in it, anyway back to the movie, its about this absolutely wild girl who keeps doing these crazy things just to entertain herself and then gets cillian into trouble all the time coz of it, d basic philosophy behind her life is dat she neva watches TV, instead she prefers DOING what she wud njoi seeing on TV! fascinating)

- she's the man (1 of d best n funniest teen movies ever)

- strange wilderness (another TV movie which was quite funny)

- pirates of silicon valley (this 1s realli good.. n a lot of fun... it traces the initial years of d computer industry n how it started... focusing on how microsoft n apple began n how bill gates n steve jobs fought with each other! n its v accurate in its representation of these ppl... just chek it out on wikipedia.. esp ppl who have an interest in computers will love this 1)

so catch these if u can.. bii

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hey ppl this is for all those brave souls givin pg entrance in india.. or for dat matter in d world... hope u find it useful guys.

1)this is a chart of everything that causes Ach to go up or go down... i always used to get confused with these... its pretty simple now dat iv drawn this... for almost evrythin dats up.. tretment is atropine.. and for everything dats down.. treatment is neostigmine or physostigmine...Note:- add TCA(tricyclic antidepressents) and anti-histamines and anti-pshychotics to d below list... thz commonly av anticholinergic side effects.

2)this is a misc chart... on d top is a strip of numbers with chr of common diseases... i could never remember numbers... the trick is to make it visual like the strip... this trick was given by d fmt proff i had in DAMS..on d ryt is a list of diseases .. all of them av d theme dat they r d same diseases just acquired and congenital forms of d disease... on d left is d list of drugs which r used in prophylaxis of certain diseases... we often get questions like... all of the following can be used in an ACUTE attack of _____ except... thz drugs wud be the answers... coz they r not used acutely... they r for chr. prophylaxis.
3)this is d ortho man! all named soft tissue swellings r here... the arrows indicate the bones where Avascular necrosis occurs... v common questions... 1)head of femur 2)body of talus 3)scaphoid proximal part... in all cases blood supply goes from distal to proximal part...IOC (inv. of choice) for AVN is MRI.

4)this is all the vesicuolbullous diseases of skin. most questions on it come asking what layer of the skin is involved and at what level did the split occur.. 1st column is the most superficial with the most flaccid bullae in the subepidermal layer of skin.. 2nd level is the 2nd most sup with more tense bullae and the level of split is suprabasal... 3rd column is the most deep with the most tense bullae and the level of plit is dermo-epidermal junction

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Hey guys!

hello evry1! my first blog ever! so im a bit nervous :p.. so guys.. i dont kno wht this blog is gonna be like.. basically its just gonna have almost everythin... from movies, medicine, football, travel, family etc etc.. anyways thats abt it... biii...