2017 – A Recap

1. I became a father to a baby girl on 23 November 2017 just 2 months after my brother became a father to a baby boy for the first time. Double celebration at home. That just about sums up the whole year. 2. All certifications and education came to a complete halt this whole year….

2016 – A Recap

A bit late doing my year end ritual as i was traveling.  There were a more downs than ups in the year 2016.  A brief summary. Finished 4 papers of my CFP exams (Risk, Investment, Retirement & Tax Planning modules).  If not for a lot of interruptions, would have attempted the Advanced Financial Planning module…

2011 – A Recap

A bit late into the year, but its always better late than never. Its been a practise i have followed for the past 3 years, so here it goes. Moved to another department in the company. Got a salary hike, a higher position and not to mention work related stress. Attended a weeklong ISMS course…

2010 – A Recap

Completed 10 years in Singapore.  Never thought that i would last so long here. Celebrated my 2nd Wedding Anniversary. For the second consecutive year, didn’t fall sick even for a single day. Lost more than 13 kgs in 4 months and overall 17 kgs to bring my BMI down to a healthy 23. Significant investments…

2009 – A recap

Completed my MBA. Finally. Went Bangkok for Valentine’s day Visited Velankanni church and fulfilled a long pending desire of mine. Celebrated our first Wedding Anniversary at Hyderabad among friends and family. My brother got married. Moved my blog from WordPress to a self hosted domain.  Went with the WordPress recommendation of Justhost as the service…

2008 – A recap

A lot of good things and humongous amount of ugly things happened in 2008.  The global financial meltdown, terror attacks in Bombay and the rest of the country, millions of job losses, more than 20 banks going bust in the US.  Big investment companies like Lehman, Merrill Lynch, Bear Stearns etc down the drain.  All…