An year of changes and lots of predictions for me. I changed my job from SAP Labs to SAP India and became a consultant. My marriage got fixed with my long time sweetheart. A year too good on my cards, all the platform were set for my future en-devours and just today late evening I got blessed with a sweet lovely cute Nephew. From today I will be called मामा (Maternal Uncle) by him :P.
I become active on Facebook and won many contests and many goodies esp from Kingfisher, Bacardi and Smirnoff. My pictures are looked upon by many on Flickr now. Another milestone covered in terms of photography. I also started 'Bangalore Photo Run Enthusiasts'- BaP RE!- where I initiated three successful events for a Photowalk.
I lost some good 8-9Kgs of weight by attending two gyms. I developed a good hobby of taking breakfast early morning (before 10 AM) daily which helped in giving me a good balanced start for the day. Addition of fruits to my refrigerator was also welcomed by me.
The travel to the whole of South India reached deeper, The year was bang-on with Pondicherry and traveled to Kodai and Ooty. From the beaches to Goa to the Hills of Western ghats.
This was the year of scams and Common wealth. The prices of Petrol and onions, the increased awareness of vested sports in CWG or Asians, From Obama's Visit to the Historical Rout of Nitish Kumar in Bihar, Leh's cloud burst to the Karnataka's CM foolishness, Leaks and Dabangg, Rupee symbol to the debate of greatest cricketer, indeed a year of News and Leaks.
Here are the lists of want went good happenchance or planned:
Best movie: Ishqiya,
Love Sex Aur Dhokha, The Japanese Wife, Udaan, and Antardwand
Best Songs (Music directors/Lyricist and Singers): Lucky Ali -Hairat (Anjaana Anjaani.)
Gulzar - Dil to Bachha hai ji (Ishqiya)
Best Destination: KodaiKanal
Best Experience: Munzerabaad Off-Roading, Sakleshpur
Best Ride: Lovedale on my TB 350cc 350Km ride from Bangalore
Best Food: @Hyderabadi Biryani, Airport Road.
@Egg Factory,St marks rd
Best Place to Eat: @Hyderabadi Biryani, Airport Road, Bangalore.
@Sanjha Chulha Tandoori Pepper Chicken, Calcutta
Kachori @ Calcutta and Chikpet, Bangalore
Best Drink: Costa Coffee,
Best Trip: Kodaikanal and Unusual Goa @Goveia Resort, Anjuna
Best Party: Sean Kingston Concert @ Hard Rock Cafe' - It was all sposored by Bacardi and we were also brave and dabangg to snatch the autographed Towel by the Pop-star.
Best Book: Highway on my plate, John Grisham- Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer
Best Dare: Rock climbing and Off roading
Best Ads: Cadbury's Dairy milk (Eloping GF and Bus stop proposal) , Ceat tyres, Madhya Pradesh State
Tourism Development Corporation Ltd
Best Buy: LG LCD
Best TV find: Tarak Mehta ka Oolta chasma - a homely comedy, LA Ink
Best Google Search: Adobe CS4 portable
Best portal: Facebook and Flipkart
Best News: India completing 100 medals in CWG, Nitish landslide win in Bihar
Best Moments: My Nephew and End of my Bachelor's days