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Thursday, October 20, 2005

Well hi to all...being stuck up in coimbatore for the college education too many are the days when i have to pass this blessed institution of ours....... and everytime i cannot resist the temptation to stand up on the bike's foot rests just to get a fleeting glance of our great grounds and green buildings that were our home for the good part of our school days...... but wait the school passes away fast but not the thoughts.. i am instantly transferred to the past...the mock football matches against the seniors..... the tiring monday morning assembly tirades......and lo diwali time reminds me of the bomb detection squads that start roamin the campus to detect the bombs ;-D and what not....... the fun we used to have durin the lunch sessions........the mid interval snacks....the way v outwitted the teachers.....and who can forget the great Carmel Garden Lake that brought us surprise hols...the PT sessions.......whatever u say.......these are somethings that wont happen to us again.......signin off with nostalgia

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

School life was and will be better than anything else. I have seen people complaining about education and academics when I was actually studying at Carmel saying the standards have gone down and the like. But Carmel really does make a big difference.

Last week, Google had come searching for potential employees at my college, The initial test was a grammar and punctuation test, which I could figure out with relative ease while all the others, even those from reputed educational institutions(I dont like to name them) struggled to take the test.

I dont necessarily have to mean that only Carmelites top english.. It just shows the effort and pain that our teachers of yesteryears took to get us moulded.. Because, normally, it is best that we get our spoons of english right at an early age instead of trying something later on(though it is possible). By the efforts taken by our teachers, we are already one step ahead! This was confirmed by Sidharth Ramakrishnan, a fellow carmelite who attended the same test and observed the same problem among the others! Our lower grade teachers do make a lot of difference! And they must get recognition for thier work!

I remember Ms.Mary who corrected me when I was in the first standard: I spelt 'island' as
'issland'. Instead of just telling the correct pronunciation, she called me aside and briefly explained to me that there were words in english that had so called 'silent' letters which weren't supposed to be spelt out.. like 'hour' and (well.. i dont seem to get any word in my mind now! :-D) so on.. I understood something that day and it has been with me till this day and will be.. They take great efforts and they must be recognised, in some form or the other!

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Nostaligic Recollections

Carmel Garden, the great place on earth, the origin of my education and most importantly the place for all fun and frolic of my lifetime. Carmel Garden, my school, presents nostaligic moments that still fill me with fun and laughter when I just retrospect those lovely school days. There are quite a lot of fun to share about the happenings in Carmel, what shall I say now, shall I say about being bashed for eating the banned chewing gum inside school during those days. Or shall I tell about being caught and punished by our teacher when I stuck a long paper tail to the pants of my friend. Ahhh!!! those days........., still evergreen in my memory when I recollect them in my leisure. And it goes without saying that Carmel did really lay a great foundation to what I am now. I hope that I would blog all those fun filling moments in the days to come. Until then...