HELLO everyone lately I have been bad at blogging , Don’t have much to write about these days and am trying my best to get back into the groove. Trying to catch up with all the old blogger friends and hoping against hope that they remember me too :). So Hello to all you out there who still remember me and those who have forgotten well Good job, you are not missing anything :)

I have no idea how many times over the last few years I have tried to get back or said HELLO again and again but then the reason for that is, I don’t like to say good-bye , I hate it , prefer saying See you, because who know where when one gets to meet again.

I love saying HELLO :) .

Why the word HELLO was invented, all those years back who thought or made the word HELLO, Why is HELLO the word that signifies a HELLO.

I have a theory, yes I know those who know me will say here we go again, I always have something to say :) I think that the word hello was invented for this one only moment..

to start a conversation.. It was invented because when Mr. Bell invented the phone there was a need for everyone to pick the phone when it rang and say something..

What would be that FIRST word that one will say, there was nothing else to say .. so HELLO was invented, so people knew what to say instead of AHOY :) OR YO.. or something else.

Here is something that I have noticed, maybe others have noticed too people have this habit, especially old people, they will say HELLO and then repeat the number ..

you ring

They say “Hello — 0203546363”..

You are thinking “YES I KNOW” .. I dialled that number .. You don’t open your door and say HELLO and repeat the house address.. it’s the same principle ..

or Sometimes they will ask “What number have you dialled “.. Well here is a theory if your phone is ringing and you have picked the phone, it is not ROCKET SCIENCE as to what number the other person has DIALLED. is there .. it is YOURS .. the same number of the phone that you have just picked and said “HELLO”

SO then all you lovely people what do you say when the phone rings and you pick it up..

tringg tringgg .. pick up your phone …

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On a complete tangent here is something to think off.. WHICH person thought or gave the idea of having the Emergency number as 999.. Imagine in the good old days when they had the phone where you had to pull the numbers all the way. To dial 999 it would have taken the Longest time.. :) instead of 111…

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Here is another thought , I was in Scotland a few months back and found this myself

Did you know Scotland has its own money.. I mean they have same currency Pounds but they have the their own money, They have same notes but designed differently, Maybe They don’t want to deal in with English money

BUT here is a thought if you are listening the Business news .. imagine the funny part where they are telling the exchange rate :) Today the 1st September 2015 the exchange rate is…

one Pound to the POUND :)

ok ok BAD JOKE I know .. but as I said getting there slowly :) I am sure you can bear with this one …

How are you ALL DOING ….

The Following is a beautiful song, I am sure many will understand what it means but for those who dont I have tried translating although I have not been able to do justice to what the Song actually means.  Trying to get back to blogging slowly and starting with the monday musical tradition. To bring forward good songs, Hope you like it.

Padi namaaz te Niyaaj na sukhiya,
Teriyan kis kaam padiyan namaazan

Na ghar ditha na gharwala ditha,
Teriyan kis kaam ditiyan ne assaan

Ilam padiya te amal na kita,
Teriyaan  kis kaam kitiyan ibadaan

bulle shah pata odon lag si, jado chidi fasi hath baajan

Read the holy scriptures,
but you got no knowledge from it ..

Whats the use of Reading all that
All knowledge that you got ,
You did not act on them..
What use is that Knowledge..

othe amla de hone ne nabade  kissie ne teri Zaat puchni 
oithe amla de hone ne nabade kissie ne teri jaat puchni

jhoothe maan tere jhoothe sab chehre
kissie nahin teri zaat puchni

oithe amla de hone ne nabade kissie ne teri zaat puchni- 

Up there is where all will end, NO one will ask what RACE-CREED you are

Its all a Lie this prestige-pride you talk off No is going to ask what Race-Creed you are

Luk Luk ke saude karna hain
Bin Mehnat Bhojhe Bharna hain

sadhaan nu Chor banave tun
Na allah kolon darna hain

saare jag which noor hai usda
na uston koi parda

You make deals hiding
Want gain without working heard

Turn holy men into theives
Not afraid of the almighty

His eyes are on the Whole world
Nothing is hidden from HIM 

Kisse ronde nu viraya eh taan das khan
kise bhukhe nu rajaya eh taan das khan

raah chon rode nu hataya eh taan das khan
kadi zakhaM kisseda fat nahinyo seeta

aven feri Tasveer KAKH v Nahin kita

Have you ever helped someone crying
Have you ever Fed any Hungy

Have you removed that stone from a path
Have you put a bandage on someone’s hurt

NO you just Say DONE NOTHING EVER  

Aakhir chadhne mehal Munare
baith sada nahin rehna

char dina da mela sajna bahuti der nahin rehna
jo beejenga kamliya bandiya ohiyo wadhna paina

One Day you got to leave all these worldy goods
Wont sit here for ever

Life is but of 4 days it will end soon

You Reap what you SOW..

Peeke Amrit AMAR na ho sakiyon
Sikh panth di das tun shaan ki hain

Je na ladiyon ajit jujhar wangon
bajaan waale di das santaan ki hain

Ohi jitde ne baaji which duniya
jehde jitan lai baaji haarde ne

uth khalsa guraan de laal Tainu  wajaan which sirhind de maarde neGetting baptised doesnot mean you will become great

If you dont Fight like Ajeet Singh and Jujhar singh the Sons of Guru Gobind singh ,
Then dont call yourself a SIKH

Those who are willing to lose to Win the final battle are the Real Winners

Get up Be the Sikh that Guru made, You are being called upon by the voices that ring in SIRHIND

As promised in the previous Article about Jugaad :)  here it is SO Now move over BMW,MERC’s, JAGUARS, and All the world renowned vehicle makers, CAN they make this one .. :) I was in India recently and saw this on my way to Amritsar.

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All in one, this one is used for transport, for cutting the fodder for animals, for pumping the water out of a tube well and even for running a generator :) One engine for everything .. :)

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and Now Carry on :)

27. Your mom finds you KAMJOR (weakeven if you are overweight

28. When you are unwell the entire family will be of doctor’s.. And then Grand Father will come and say Give him a spoon of Brandy with Hot water :)

29. You can speak any language in Punjabi

“Kinni sohni WIND blown-di HAI” (Kinni – How much, Sohni – Beautiful)

30. To err is human but to Burrrrraaaaaaaaaaahhh is punjabi..

burrah

31. After gossiping about someone for hours , you end up saying “SANU KI”

32. TU PUNJ MINT THAER.MAIN ADDE GHANTE WHICH AYYA  (chowla sir’s idea :) )

33. AND the best one is JUGAAAADDDDDDDDDDDD   :)

What is Jugaad no one knows, but a punjabi can create a jugaad for anything ..  (which reminds me I have a picture for wednesday to post on the same theme.. so Watch out for that .. )

34. Biggest tension is when to eat- what to eat-whom to eat with.  (Indu Mam’s Idea :) )

35 Punjabi kids during a exam ..

question 1. aa v ho gaya (done this one)
question 2. aa v ho gaya (done this one)
question 3. aa v ho gaya (done this one )

and so on ..

but when the result comes .. its OH teri … AA ki ho gaya (OH Damn, How did this happen)…

Ps.  I have been missing in action for a long time, few things keep coming up keeping me away from blogging. Life is happening as they say.  Thank you all for emailing and asking about me, it is much appreciated. THANK YOU ALL.

Thursday Challenge : SPRING (Fresh Leaves, Baby Animals, Warm Weather,…)

Surly Spring is here , thank god winter is going and Sun is coming out more , Cant wait for the plants and flowers to blossom .. catching them just before they do that..

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Other Entries for More flowers can be seen here
1. Wordless Wednesday (35) :- Ready to Burst
2. Wordless Wednesday (36) :- Bursted
3. Wordless Wednesday :- Colours of nature
4. 2 in 1 – Wordless Wednesday(44) and Thursday Challenge (51)- BRIGHT COLORS

Recent incidents taking place in the state of Punjab have truly shocked me, it was more for me because I could never believe at first how things have deteriorated in the country from bad to worse.  Especially after listening to all long claims made all over the media about how the nation is developing, India Shining , How we are getting more educated , How this or that BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH…

What amazes me more is the way people have started to live , as long as nothing is happening to them or their families , or as long as nothing is happening that is affecting them personally then EVERYTHING IS FINE.

Just a few days back a 13 year old girl is molested in a BUS, and then she and her Mother are thrown out of the moving bus resulting in the little Girl Dead- MURDERED and the mother getting hurt ASSAULTED (in UK terms i will say GRIEVOUS BODY HARM)

I have been keenly following this episode and reading the tamasha that is going on, the political parties , leaders , officials are all trying to get some mileage at the cost of 13 years old’s LIFE.  I mean they are even arguing over the amount of compensation offered, I read the following in one of the newspapers

“Members of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) comprising farmer unions, labour unions, the Left parties and the Punjab Student Union sparred with AAP activists over the compensation amount.
The JAC said it was satisfied with Rs 20-lakh offer and a guaranteed job for the girl’s father and was ready for the compromise to end the stalemate over ceramtion of the body. The JAC said a compromise was almost reached between government representatives – district magistrate PS Gill, DIG Amar Singh Chahal, SSP Jatinder Khaira and SDM Surinder Kaur – and its activists. However, the girl’s father was taken to a corner by some AAP members who later returned to announce that no compromise has been reached, claimed JAC.”

What sort of people are these I wonder, How can someone say oh this much is OK, or NOT OK, how can someone put a price on a fellow human being and that too murdered, Instead of arguing over money Shud they not be more worried about , HANGING the criminals Getting the culprits. Making sure such incidents don’t happen again.  Taking money or whatever compensation is up-to the Family of the girl, their own personal and private affair, WHAT has it got to with all these political parties.

What is worst is this has now become a Political Tamasha as the opposition’s have found a shoulder to put their guns on and FIRE a salvo at the punjab government, I know the current GOVT is probably the WORST ever to come to power but then who is to be blamed for that THE PEOPLE who voted for them.  When the same opposition was in power they did nothing themselves , so what right do they have using this episode.

A similar thing happened a few years ago in Guwahati there was so much shouting and what not by all the political parties, but what has happened I doubt if anyone even remembers what happened then.  We are such people, episodes happen we shout and shout , in a few weeks something else happens and we move on to that episode, That is WHO WE ARE, I dont have any shame in accepting this, Maybe I am also part of the same group of people, So it is US the people who are to be blamed for all that is happening.

This is what we are, more than the molesters, the number of people watching is more..so who is a bigger CRIMINAL, the one doing the act or the ones standing there enjoying the Show…..

It takes a loud voice to make the deaf hear, with these immortal words uttered on a similar occasion by Valiant, a French anarchist martyr, do we strongly justify this action of ours. This is how the above notice was put all over the nation in those days of the british RAJ.. signed by Balraj  Commander-in-Chief  (Balraj was the pseudonym of Chandra Shekhar Azaad , The commander-in-chief of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (army))

I am sorry to say we are more worried about the black money and Lot of STUPID PROBLEMS or other things BUT When and WHO will fight for the basic things.

Where are the Baba Ramdev’s , The Gandhians, The Anna hazaare.. What is more important to fight or have these rally’s to bring back the black money or make sure such incidents don’t take place and if they do take place then the culprits ARE CAUGHT not in half hour , not in 24 hours BUT AT THE EARLIEST,  What is more important, SHOULD the police not be brought to the DOCKS , they are paid to protect us, WHY are the culprits not arrested ALL OF THEM..

Why is Not a single police officer sacked.

Ladies and gentleman it is time to get together and  stand together and make a NOISE .. A NOISE THAT will make the DEAF hear for believe it or not , OUR SOCIETY, US, our leaders , our office bearers are no other than DEAF.. they don’t hear anything Till a loud noise is made ..

“I Dont want your tears , I don’t want your pity, I want your ANGER about this system, Given your anger CHANGE WILL COME, Unless there is anger  how can everything change ” ? 

I say that too,  MAKE THAT NOISE , WAKE THE DEAF.

hathyar hi sute haje chalaune nahin aseen bhule  

raflaan diyan nalaan de rakhe ne muh haje tak khule

jit ke ja waddi hai kithe thagan di toli

(We might have thrown our WEAPONS (hathyaar).. But we have not forgotten how to use(chalauna) them,  We have kept the mouth of our RIFLES (raflaan) open,  Where do these THUGS go after winning the elections)

I leave you with a question (hope you have reached here reading this post)  Having a STONE in hand , Who are we going to hit it with ?  The molester OR THAT person who stood there watching the whole SHOW.

I will prefer to use my gun and shoot that who stood and watched the SHOW.. because that person is more of a culprit , I know the molester , I can see his face , but these who hide behind doing nothing are the WORST LOT.. they are the reason our nation is where it is now, they will be the next one to become molesters, rapists.. …   WE are the culprits..

Thursday Challenge :-BEAUTIFUL (People, Animals, Flowers, Cars, Houses,…)

The title says Beautiful, What more can be beautiful than this Place.. God’s HOUSE

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PS:- I wrote “HOUSE” because there is a reason behind it, will explain in a post coming up :)