This particular series was started so that you and I could see Russia through the lens of a friend Gaurav Singh. Naming it Russian Sojourn, this also gave me a chance to introduce a couple of new ideas and a poll that had many trying to figure out what exactly is it that fails them in achieving sobriety. The first topic was posted on the fourth of March this year and the last one on the twenty fifth of the same month. Although I personally never wanted this to end but somehow the topic just faded away and following that he had also returned to India. The links below would take you to all the four topics.
Russian Sojourn #1 : Right Spirit
Russian Sojourn #2 : Black & White
Russian Sojourn #3 : Russian Brothel
Russian Sojourn #4 : Nature Calling
Believing that everything has an end led me to write this post. Now I just want the human race to come to an end. I don’t think there could be anything that is even remotely close to being as annoying as humans are. In any case I bid farewell to the topic. I said it once I’ll say it again. Adieu, Russian Sojourn!
Its strange how certain things around touch us in ways we can only dream of after having some pints of beer. Nature gives us so much that I do not mind it taking some things back, that too when it does not get what it deserves. Not going too much into all that, nature can be as effective as being able to change our outlook towards things. Nature would be the easiest route to encounter that divine feeling. And these thoughts of mine about nature have not risen overnight. Its because of a nature-freak girlfriend who cares more about nature than me. Strange.
A separate post will go into expressing my views on nature, right now cutting the whole story short its been almost three weeks that my friend Gaurav is in Russia and that is how the idea of Russian Sojourn series was born. I was waiting for him to send me something that would force me to write these things that I feel about nature. Something natural. Picture below shows a frozen lake in Russia. Now a very simple thought could be something beneath you freezing. One of the many questions that do not have an answer. Behind you see some light. It is a rare sight of the sun breaking out in that part of the world. Nature’s crude portrait!