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Too long a break

I've taken a really long break from writing - thanks in good measure to frequently disrupted internet connectivity. Added to that, my new "occupation" that never is, has also began and is eating up my time and health. I couldnt even record my experiences of the last year and explore what I might do this year on time. So here goes...

Hopefully, like last year, this year too, I am looking forward to change. Many lessons were learnt and unlearnt last year, which began with a few painful happenings and peaked with my dad's undergoing a medical crisis. In the end, everything fell in place: dad's back in top condition, happy events(including a full two days spent with Swami Dayananda Saraswati, at his ashram!), new people, new hopes and as usual - backbreaking work.

I travelled last year, though not as much as I wanted and not to too many new places. I am yet to learn a new language(German!). I have read loads of books, but far lesser than I could have with the time on my hands(which I spent watching a lot of movies instead :P). And I have written a lot lesser too; being lazy and hesitant does that you.

Throughout the year 2011, I did not have any money, almost. In spite of that, I was quite happy and my confidence has actually received a boost. It had its consequences - thanks to my increase in confidence, I've allowed my tongue a free rein in many situations, but during none of them was I imprudent. I have been quite free with my criticisms, but I also was sensible enough to think, many times deeply, before I expressed myself.

So this year, I still want to do most of what I did last year - travel, learn a new language, read and write. As for the writing part, I want to write at least 1000 words per day, regardless of whatever else I do. Most of it would be safely stored away, only for my eyes, while some of them will have their time on my blog.

Await my reviews of all the books that I read and a few movies too.

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