The Intersection

As a teenager, most of my “passions” have been fleeting. The occasional dabble in poetry, the odd love of stamina-based sports, the weird taste in adolescent boys. Enduring love, for anything for that matter, had proven elusive. Such erstwhile passions have mostly run in parallel to the tune of life, and have since moved on at the speed of light.

Many years on and I have “settled down” into a monotonous corporate life. The road to rediscovering long-lost passions was only a matter of time, and have led me to a brand which is synonymous with Joy for children (and AFOLs) the world over. And what an ability it has in transforming the mundane into the inspirational!

This, is the intersection of my life and love. This is enduring. This is Lego.  Continue reading The Intersection

Leon: The Professional (1994)

I harboured no particularly high hopes when I sat down one recent Saturday evening with Leon: The Professional on my iPad. A recommendation was made to me in passing by a fellow netizen, however neither the film poster nor trailer was particularly engaging for one used to the Hollywood blockbusters typical of the 21st century.

I emerged from the film a tearful mess. Unreservedly. Unabashedly. Continue reading Leon: The Professional (1994)

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