Archive for July, 2009

THE MONSTROUS CREDIT CARD

July 12th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Life   No Comments »

The rise in costs of all essential commodities is making things difficult. Money is for spending and it should be spent for a good cause. Extraordinary expenditure should be incurred only on special occasions like weddings of children or construction of house.
 
It needs to be understood that financial difficulties are only the result of very simple and impulsive, sentimental mistakes. You have to save for potential illness or any other emergency that might occur in future.

Start saveing Now!

Start saving Now!

Don’t spend on things that your don’t really need. If you are desirous of buying something and are eager about it, just control the urge and hold on for a second and think – do I really need it? You might avoid it. Indiscriminate buying also creates clutter at home. It is the spending habits that lead you to debt.

 

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READY TO HELP

July 10th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Life   No Comments »

 We have to withstand erratic behaviour from various people day in and day out in carrying out our household chores. We  also have to bear  these idiosyncratic stances patiently. Isn’t that really amazing? People are still worrying about non-issues and turning a blind eye to the day to day difficulties.

When Dhoni and Harbhajan did not attend the Padma Shri awards some idiot filed a lawsuit against them. Oh, please forgive them for they know not what they have done. Does he know that there are thousands of other social issues to choose from, for which he should knock that door. Just see how we are utilising our valuable time.

Ready to Help

Ready to Help

It takes me two hours standing in the queue to pay the electricity bill as there is only one counter. Why can’t they open more counters to divide the rush. I have to carry the previous month’s paid bill, with receipt, with me just in case it is not fed in their computer.

 

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FAREWELL – MICHAEL JACKSON

July 8th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   1 Comment »
Michael Jackson’s public memorial service was held on Tuesday  at 10.00 am (ET) at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California. Thousands of fans swarmed Los Angeles, to mourn his demise. Michael Jackson’s memorial was a somber, spiritual ceremony that reached  for the greatness of the man  There were songs and tears but, little dancing. If there was a shocking moment, it came in the form of Jackson’s daughter, Paris-Michael, who made the first public statement in her 11 years said that “ever since I was born, daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine,”
 
Michael Jackson
  

Tuesday began with a private gathering of Jackson family members at the cemetery at  8 am.  Jackson’s  family members were escorted from his parents’ California, home to the Forest Lawn Cemetery. La Toya Jackson, wearing sunglasses and a wide-brimmed hat, was seen  leaving the cemetery. A small handful of sedans, all black in color, were seen coming and going from the hall of liberty and the TV footage showed a hearse being carried out of there and then the caravan proceeded to the Staples Center. (more…)

WIMBLEDON 2009 – MEN’s SINGLES FINAL

July 6th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   2 Comments »

Roger Federer played superbly in another final to clinch his sixth Wimbledon and record 15th grand slam against Andy Roddick who also played very  well. Federer controlled his nerve in the amazing fifth set to seal a remarkable 5-7 7-6 7-6 3-6 16-14 victory on Centre Court as Roddick’s brave resistance was finally broken.

Federer sent 50 aces and was just one short of the Wimbledon record. Roddick was not a favourite going into the match, having lost 18 of his 20 previous matches with Federer, who was seeking a sixth victory at the All England Club and record 15th grand slam title. (more…)

THE INCREDIBLE WILLIAM SISTERS

July 4th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   1 Comment »

Venus Williams, 29 years old, and Serena Williams, 27 years old,  are the only sisters’ in the world who have dominated the Worlds Women Tennis for the last almost ten years. These two are going strong and are winning their matches  with  incredible display of superb tennis.

Both the Williams sisters have been ranked World No. 1 in their career. Venus has been top ranked for a total of 11 weeks, beginning February 2002. Serena has been top ranked for a total of 66 weeks, beginning  July 2002. Serena is the current World No. 2 and Venus is the current World No. 3.  The Williams Sisters are the only two women to play each other in four consecutive grand slams. (more…)

PRETTY WOMAN – THE LESSON LEARNT

July 3rd, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Life   No Comments »

This 1990 movie is special and still makes a deep impact on the viewer. It is the unique idea of the story which made it click. Wow, what a way to make millions of dollars while cashing in on a young man’s dream? Every young man’s dream is to find a beautiful girl, shower gifts on her, make her happy, dine out, buy her a full wardrobe, buy her jewelry and fulfill her desires and enjoy the marital bliss.

A corporate businessman Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) has just split up with his girlfriend. Seeking directions to the Beverly Hills Hotel, he meets a hooker, Vivian (Julia Roberts) and decides to keep her as his ‘date’ for one week. He showers affection on her by buying her an expensive wardrobe. It was a fairy tale beginning to a fruitful end in romance. (more…)