In the last 23 years and a half… in no particular order as such…
- Been to a ground altitude of more than 12,000 feet.
- Felt what –20 C is and what 50 C is.
- Played snow ball fight and made snow man in the snow.
- Put ice cubes in my aaji’s (grandma’s) saari.
- Traveled in a train at more than 300 km per hour.
- Eaten one litre of ice cream in one go.
- Watched an international cricket match at the stadium.
- Lived at ‘home’ in almost 4 different cities.
- Traveled 25,000 km in India within one year.
- Thrown a duster at a friend’s head [:(]
- Dreamt that I have killed someone and am running away from police.
- Got dead scared on seeing a snake on the street while cycling.
- Have played more than 10 different types of computer cricket games.
- Stood first in a metro city in an interschool competition.
- Made a sincere attempt to learn 7 languages. Achieved fluency and reading / writing ability in 4. Can understand and read / write two more languages and mastered the script of a seventh language.
- Ancestral roots in Greece as much as in India.
- Fallen in love with a song which nobody amongst my acquaintances knew that far.
- Played over arm bowling cricket in a space of less than 50 feet by 15 feet.
- Played a cricket match of 0.3 overs.
- Done underwater swimming in a run off stream.
- Slept for 16 hours at a stretch.
- Done a self inspired research on rain mud (kichad) thinking it to be quick sand while I was in class 2.
- Met two internationally acclaimed astrophysicists.
- Shouted out "Daaku Mangal Singh" at a passing tractor’s driver.
- Seen a perfect sunrise from the sea.
- Jumped off the cycle after throttling it to full speed, thinking myself to be Amitabh Bachchan.
- Walked all the way from home (Andheri) to Siddhivinayak Temple (Dadar) on foot before my Class 10 results.
- Loved someone more than anything else ever, and still do :)
- Got the lowest marks in the class in drawing, and still was the only student from the entire school to win a prize at an interschool drawing competition.
- Been a troop leader in school scouts.
- Written a blog with more than 180 posts, received more than 480 comments and 13,000 visitors.
- Owned a web domain, and still do.
- The ability to eat food with chopsticks.
- Had a crush on a class teacher in school.
- Been to an international cricketer’s house.
- Eaten pork intestines.
- Drunk rice beer.
- Traveled 420 km in a bus in four and half hours.
- Watched a 3D movie in a cinema hall.
- Been to watch a movie all alone.
Well there certainly should be many more in this list, just that I dont remember them :)
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