Shameless Self Promotion

I haven’t written “properly” on here  in a while on account of life being what it is – but I have been getting an unbelievable amount of views and comments that has nudged me to make this post. Allow me this one indulgence?

In case you’ve missed it, my top 5 posts (ever) are –

You are a Bangalorean If – A comment on the little things that a Bangalorean would indulge in.

Ode to my 29 Teeth – A horror story about how in the great battle of life, 32 teeth soldiers went marching in and only 29 made it back alive.

I am a Weirdo – A post that, if you’re being honest, needs no elaborate introduction.

This is for you, Rami – A eulogy for a mentor, a friend and confidante.

What it means to be East African – A list of things that struck me when I was volunteering in Tanzania.

Not to say I have given up on writing. I haven’t. I have been popping out Guest Posts like a machine, a machine I tell you. This is just to nudge you in the right direction and tell you that I have created a new page called Digital Footprints that lists all the places I do manage to write in.

Just know that I’m not ignoring you. I will try to write at least one post a day. Promise.

Hope you are well.

44 thoughts on “Shameless Self Promotion

  1. Re self promotion, I always say that if you don’t blow your own trumpet then no one else is going to blow it for you! I haven’t read most of the posts you mention but I will make a point of doing so, and keep blowing that trumpet of yours but, if you prefer an instrument other than a trumpet, E.G. a recorder then blow that instead! cheers, Kevin

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    1. I prefer a vuvuzela myself. Remember them? I’m sure you’ll hear a lot of tooting very soon as we’re coming up to world cup season and all. Thank you so much K. You’re such a good supporter!

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    1. Thank you so much. I tried to include photos of strange animals but I’d have to defer to you. Hope you are well. Congratulations again on finishing the book. How are you celebrating?

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    1. You remember that old Indian joke? How do you pronounce DOG-HINE? And then CAT-HINE? and then they ask you how you pronounce MAC-hine. And then laugh because they’re so clever? Good times!

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      1. Haha…I remember the one where you ask( very fast) f-u-t-u-r-e…..fu-tu-ree na fa-ta-ree…and rarely did anyone get the answer…neither…its future! 🙂 Hope you remain as shameless in the future! 😀

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  2. OK, so I’ve started with I am a Weirdo (the most attention grabbing title). It seems to me like a manifesto for a living a mentally healthy life. But it also makes me feel like I gave in to the system by staying with an employer years after the job ceased to be fun.

    I’m looking forward to reading the other posts that I haven’t read yet. No matter where the venue is.

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  3. I would like to say I love your blog and the wonderful and beautiful things you share as well as the inspiration and smiles you bring in doing so! Thank you for being you and I hope even if you do not accept awards you will accept the sentiment expressed as I honor you with one. There is no prize that comes with the award other than my appreciation and being grateful you are part of our world and making a difference by sharing in such a positive way…
    I have posted the award and link to it here I hope you will accept it or at least the sentiment behind it! http://artisticlyxpressedthoughts.wordpress.com/2014/03/27/awards-and-shared-gifts/

    With love,
    Joe

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  4. I really like your blog and what you put here. It is genuine and authentic! Its a nice retreat from the cynicism and sarcasm of my own blog and mind. With your permission I can bestow upon you the honorary spoon for 4 years of services rendered to the blogosphere ?!?!?1

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  5. Te he nominado al premio Dardo es un reconocimiento a muy especial porque reconoce valores personales, éticos, culturales y literarios transmitidos a través de la escritura.

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  6. Congratulations on 4 years of blogging. Quite the feat. Also know there is no such thing as shameless. You’ve written a few articles you want others to read, no shame in that. Writers prefer an audience. Lovely blog. Also enjoy the read on advertisements, at last, I am not alone in my thinking. Thankfully, I no longer watch TV so, not exposed to it, much

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