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All in a day’s work Part 2

All in a day’s work continued…

One month later 7th January 2010

One week into 2010 and Varun hadn’t stopped partying. He still kept his promise of making everyday feel like a new beginning. In the past one month, he had done almost all the things he wanted to do all his life. A week ago he bumped into his old friend Tavish.

Tavish was one of the weirdest people you would ever find in the world. Every now and then he would want to try something new. If today he decided to learn playing the guitar, 2 months later he would move on to dancing and forget all about the guitar and now he has a new found obsession called blogging. Some people call him a jack of all traits, while the rest feel, he is a complete looser.

Anyways, this isn’t about Tavish, this is about Varun. So when Varun bumped into Tavish in the mall, they got to talking. Tavish, being a one track mind started talking to Varun about his blog. Varun was forced to take down the link. For the next 3 days Tavish kept bugging him, asking him how his blog was. He finally opened it up and read Tavish’s post on blog-a-ton 5. He felt it was a pretty cool idea and decided to take part this month. He thought to himself “It’s just a damn post on some random topic. I can do that!” He forgot all about it until the 8 of January, a day before blog-a-ton 6. After his TGIF party Varun came back home and put on his laptop. “Hmmm lets checkout the topic for this month.” He thought to himself. He quickly opened the browser and opened the page. To his shock it was an image this time and no particular title.

“What the f***! Why the hell did they have to do this only when i decide to take part? It’s 1 am in the night and i am supposed to think what this stupid image means? What the hell could a skinny guy, writing on a table and giant pencil in front of him mean? Damn you Vipul!!” he said to himself. It soon became 2 am, poor old Varun had still no clue what to write.

“Hmm what if it signifies oppression, the poor journalist trying to story over the corruption in the political system and whole system sitting on his head, making sure he is unsuccessful. Nah, nobody would want to read a serious filmy story here. What if I draw a parallel between Tare Zameen par and the pic? Nah, if I do that, Amir will threaten to sue me, the way Chetan Bhagat threatened him. I don’t even have an agreement with him. He will definitely sue me. Let me ask Tavish what he is writing this time. May be he has some ideas.”

Tavish was fast asleep when Varun called. “Yeah wat’s up?” he said in a sleepy voice. “Dude, what are you writing for blog-a-ton 6?” asked Varun. “What blog-a-ton? Ooh that! Nah, I am quitting blogging. I have decided to take up photography. I’ll talk to you tomorrow, I am dam sleepy now. Good Night.” Said Tavish and slammed the phone down. “Now even I agree he is looser” said Varun to himself angrily. Varun wasn’t the kind of guy who would give up. He went back to his desk thinking what to write. By 3 am, he was so involved in thinking about the post that he saw a smart looking guy, in the form of a pencil, walking up to him. “Hey you are the Vipul right? Man, couldn’t you think of something better?”

“Yes I am Vipul; I am also called the marshal here. What did you think? You were going to have it easy? Welcome to the hell called blog-a-ton, my friend. Your friend Tavish didn’t get a single vote last time and now he quit blogging. Tera kya hoga kaliya? Hee hee ha ha ha!” shouted the marshal. Soon there were other pencils approaching. First came Pawan, the proud winner of blog-a-ton 5, then came Kartik, then Preeti, then Phych Babbler. Soon they were all here. They all of a sudden became one huge pencil coming towards Varun. Varun started sweating. He didn’t know what to do. He wanted to run, but he couldn’t, he had his back towards the wall. With all his might, he shouted “GET OUT YOU GUYS! GET OUT OF MY ROOM! GET OUT! GET OUT! GET OUUUUUUUUUUT! Damn blogging and damn you blog-a-ton. Meeting my sales targets is much easier than writing blogs.”

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Tavish is the administrator and founder of Sensible Bakwas. He is a software engineer by profession and a writer by passion. In case you want to get in touch with him, he is an email away at Hope you enjoy your time here. Do leave your feedback in the comment section here.

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40 Responses to "All in a day’s work Part 2"

  1. Madhu | says:

    If not by Aamir's TZP looks like Hitchcock's Birds seems to have inspired/perspired Varun 🙂

    Funny !

  2. Dreamer says:

    LOL. Good humorous take on the pic.

  3. Vipul Grover says:

    lol.. Tavish.. all the best with ur sales targets :p

  4. Tavish Chadha says:

    @madhu: lil… i agree… thanks for the comments…

  5. Tavish Chadha says:

    @Dreamer: Welcome to the blog… thanks for your comments… 🙂

  6. Tavish Chadha says:

    @Vipul a.k.a marshal: Welcome to the blog :)…
    hehe… welll varun is the one with the sales targets… so all the best to him! 🙂

  7. aativas says:

    hmm.. BAT is creating nightmares!

  8. Tavish Chadha says:

    @aativas: hehe i guess so… Welcome to my blog :)… hope u come back for more… thanks for your comments 🙂


  9. Shilpa Garg says:

    Brought some smiles!! 🙂
    All the best for your sales targets and also BAT-6!! 🙂

  10. Tavish Chadha says:

    Thanks Shilpa… am glad it had that kind of an effect… and all the best for BAT 2 u 2!! 🙂

  11. Nethra says:

    Poor Vipul! It was the kind of story we tell to kids or our grannies narrated to us when we were kids. I had a laugh reading it. 🙂

  12. Karthik says:

    hahahaaa…. lol.. this was funny.. thoroughly enjoyed, Tavish. Marshall is being targeted everywhere. 🙂
    All the best, man!

  13. Tavish Chadha says:

    @Nethra: hehe.. i know it sounds exactly like one those stories… probably ill tell my grandchildren this one day…lol

    Thanks for your comments 🙂

  14. Tavish Chadha says:

    @karthik: Thanks for the comments dude… am glad it made u laught 🙂

    I know poor Vipul is being targetted.. but i dont think he will mind… right Vipul?? 😛


  15. pushpee says:

    heheehe..very interesting..sure will give up blogging if we keep getting zero votes..I almost did..but wat-d-hell…keep writing…

  16. Tavish Chadha says:

    hehe thanks Pushpee… welcome to the nah wont give up wrtting… even if i get zero vote again… its something I love… thanks for the comments and welcome to the blog…

    hope to c u back soon! 🙂


  17. Talking Skull says:

    Heh heh… Marshall sahab ki to batti lag gayi….

  18. JustAnother says:


  19. Shruti says:

    Hehehe 😛
    Quite a humorous post! I was giggling in many parts 😛

  20. Tavish Chadha says:

    @JustAnother : welcome to my blog… thanks for the comments

    @Shruti: Thanks Shruti… am glad it had that effect 🙂
    Thanks for the comments. 🙂

  21. pra says:

    Nice post Tavish.I totally agree with you. Vipul has that power of inducing nightmares!Had a nice laugh.

  22. pra says:

    BTW I am first time here. I liked the name of your blog as well as your description for yourself! I will like to see all the coming posts from you.

  23. neeraj says:

    Seems like many of the blog-a-ton participants this time are targetting Vipul in their posts 🙂

  24. Tavish Chadha says:

    @pra: Thanks for the comments man. Those were really encouraging words from you. Well I guess I have bashed up myself more than Vipul in this post hehe

  25. Tavish Chadha says:

    @Neeraj: hehe yeah I guess so, but like I just said, I guess I have bashed up myself more than Vipul

    P.S. Vipul I feel you rock buddy. Hope all iz weel> 🙂

  26. Yemiledu says:

    Hey hai!!!!
    I read your post even before i started mine for BAT. Hehe but was toooo lazy to
    Had fun reading it!!

  27. Tavish Chadha says:

    aaha there u r… I was missing ur comments 🙂


  28. gkam says:

    Hahaha! Poor Vipul is being targeted everywhere! lol

    Good luck for ur sales target and BATOM6! 🙂

  29. Tavish Chadha says:

    @gkam: Welcome to the blog and thank you so much for the comments 🙂

  30. The West Wind says:

    Wow funny one.. really nice!!

  31. Tavish Chadha says:

    @The West wind: welcome to the blog and thank you so much for the comments.

    Keep visiting!

  32. geeta says:

    It was fun reading your post..

    All the best for BATOM6!

  33. Mahesh Kalaal says:

    hilarious ….
    cool post 🙂

  34. Tavish Chadha says:

    @Geeta: welcome to the blog. Thanks for the comments. Hope to see you back here soon. 🙂


  35. Tavish Chadha says:

    @Mahesh: Thanks dude. I took your sugession from my post for BAT5 and kept it short. Thanks for coming back. Hope to see you here more often.:)


  36. The West Wind says:

    Ur most welcome 🙂 Its great to read such wonderful posts!!

  37. anshuj says:

    gud imagination dude… I know i am very late to visit and read this post.. but u know my work schedule….

    Hope to read many more imaginative and humourous plots from your end..

  38. Tavish Chadha says:

    @The west wind: 🙂
    good to c u back here 🙂

    @anshuj: better late than never dude!! Thanks for the comments! 🙂

  39. Lakshmi Rajan says:

    Ha Ha … You have run your own care free race here and I liked that spirit 🙂

    I am sure you will meet the sales target you seem to be Pocket mein rocket hai – Rocket Singh !

  40. Tavish Chadha says:

    Hi Lakshmi… welcome to the blog and thanks for those comments! Hope to see you back soon 🙂

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