Category Archives: Arts

Jeremy Brett’s Sherlock Holmes, Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depression

I grew up watch­ing Jere­my Brett in one of my best loved TV series of Sher­lock Holmes. Brett was the quin­tes­sen­tial Holmes, nobody, nei­ther Basil Rath­bone nor Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch can come close to epit­o­miz­ing the essen­tial Sher­lock. In 2014, Brett … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The fallacy of “Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder”

We love flow­ers. We use flow­ers in our romance, we gift bou­quets to our friends on spe­cial occa­sions. Flow­ers let us share hap­pi­ness and good wish­es with many, thanks to their beau­ty. We love watch­ing beau­ti­ful water­falls. We get excit­ed, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Who is an “Artist”?

In our soci­ety, in com­mon par­lance, an “artist” is one who paints, whose “works” are framed and hung on a wall. Which is such a nar­row out­look that I find it detestable. By def­i­n­i­tion, an artist is one who cre­ates … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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A Photo Essay on Friendship and Criticism

Some­times, a friend’s crit­i­cism cuts so deep, it hurts. It caus­es such anguish, that our love for the friend­ship momen­tar­i­ly turns to dust. Crit­i­cism can leave a per­ma­nent imprint. Nev­er­the­less, how­ev­er hurt we may be, crit­i­cism can smoothen the rough … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sequence

Every­thing in nature fol­lows a sequence. From cater­pil­lar to but­ter­fly, from seed to tree, from stars to black holes. Enter humans and the sequence is bro­ken. In com­mu­ni­ca­tion, in behav­ior, in action. When humans break a nat­ur­al sequence, order turns … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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