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A single word answer to this question is talk to your kid (ok that was four words) :D But I guess you got me point ;)

I started talking to my daughter from the first week she was born. It was not baby talk, but real conversations. …

I used to maintain a table in a notebook and then later on a excel sheet. This table contained all the movies and series I watched with a word or two specifying my feelings. I haven’t kept that table almost a decade. So here I am starting it again. …

As I read a book I will update this post during the year 2021. At the end of the year I will make a compiled post from this notes. Therefore this post is going to be a work-in-progress 😀

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  1. Inside Out and Back Again (link) : this is the first…

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I have read total 35 books this year. The top 5 are:

  1. The ten thousand doors of January (Book Link) (Long review)
  2. The War that Saved My Life (Book Link) (Long review)
  3. The Shadows: The Books of Elsewhere (Book Link) (Long review)
  4. Three body problem (Book Link)
  5. One Crazy Summer…

Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon (Amazon Book Link)

Series: Cemetery of Forgotten Books (Book 1)

Language: I have read the English Translation. Original is in Spanish.

Verdict: I enjoyed the way the story unfolded. However the story itself tends to be a melodramatic soap-opera. (3.5/5)

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The Shadow of the Wind is…

Director: Christopher Nolan

Year: 2020

Language: English

Verdict: Disappointed (3/5) 😌

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It is said that one should gather data and then derive their conclusion from it. Not the other way around, one should not make their conclusion and then gather data to support it.

While watching Tenet I felt like…

Netflix Original (link)

Language: English

Verdict: Good (3.5/5)

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I had heard about Netflix original series, the Queen’s Gambit, from a LinkedIn post, which described how this particular series caused a new wave to learn chess.

I usually take Netflix subscription once in every quarter. I can not justify the cost…

Author: Alix E. Harrow (Amazon book link)
Language: English
Verdict: Loved it fully (5/5)

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It took me four months to read the first 100 pages, finished the next 300 in two days.

This book made me realize something new, every decision we take in our lives is a Door. Through…

Author : Jeff Kinney (Amazon book link)

Language : English

Verdict : My daughter really liked it, I will give it ‘okay’ (3/5)

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Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure is Rowley’s second book and it is decidedly better than the first one, Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, which was more…

Director: Mark Waters (available on Disney+)

Language: English

Verdict: Seriously??? (2/5)

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When first time I saw the bouquet of movies offered by Disney+ Hotstar, my thought was where were you when I was a kid? It could have been a dream come true! All of my childhood favorite movies at…

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