In Good Company

James Martin SJ is one of those few people whom I started hearing about in the middle of 2010 when I was recommended to purchase his book, My life with the Saints. It was a marvellous book  but I guess what attracted me more about him was his background. From living a corporate life to [...]

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Celebrating my dad

Throughout the years I have often written at great lengths about my mother and even occasionally about my siblings. But rarely did I ever write about my dad. Maybe that’s because we were never THAT close to begin with and most memories of my dad have often been mixed with unpleasantness most of of the [...]

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Uncanny Philosophy turns 5 – An interview with the author

Bear with me – I love writing stuff this way at times as it allows me to look at myself from a 3rd person view UncannyPhilosophy is a blog that started way back in 2008 by the uncannyman with the objective of capturing “ruminations of the daily life” another fancy way of saying  to journal daily [...]

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A Man named Karol…Part 2

God has a way of dealing with us human beings. He uses the perfect time (though we think it’s the worst time ever), the right people (although we think these people are “thorns in our flesh”) and the right situation to reveal something really marvellous which we will only and often only appreciate in hindsight.  It’s [...]

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A man named Karol… Part 1

A couple of years back I bought the authorized official autobiography of John Paul II entitled witness to hope. It was a mammoth of a book and as any kind of mammoth book, I didn’t read it at all. It was lying in my shelf for many years and subsequently about 2 weeks back I [...]

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