Pickwick’s Plan – Tales of the Booga Dooga Land

January 2, 2014

Pickwick’s Plan – Tales of the Booga Dooga Land

Pickwick’s Plan is a 2013 Readers Favorite Award Winner in the International Book Contest. This is an original 12,000 word long illustrated tale of a Little Pixie named Pickwick and his little OctoDoll in the enchanted Booga Dooga Land and narrated the tale of the Great Adventure they had to go Underwater and rescue their friend Goodful from his wicked brother Wilful who had locked Goodful up in the underwater ‘Flower Castle’. It is a tale of courage, goodness, adventure and filled with the spirit of love and kindness and is placed in the Genre Tales and Fables.

My 2nd Book – Tales of the Booga Dooga Land – 5 Star Review

July 28, 2013

My 2nd Book – Tales of the Booga Dooga Land – 5 Star Review

TALES OF THE BOOGA DOOGA LAND – Pickwicks Plan

March 14, 2013

Pickwick’s Plan – Winner of an Award in the 2013 Readers Favorite International Book Award Contest. This is the first book of the Tales of the Booga Dooga Land by Deepak Menon and is followed by “The Wormus” and “The Horus”!

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My Published Children’s books

October 29, 2012

THIS IS FOR  ALL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY IF THEY READ THIS
(I think that I’ll also post this on my blog in WordPress and ipernity and Blogspot and esoteric too,so someone of the other may read it and not blame me for being uncommunicative)
I am not posting much on the blogs because I am rather involved in completing and meeting my targets of 14 Published Books by December 2016 on many genres including children’s books which I am sure will earn me enough to buy my Lear Jet and fly and meet every one in a jiffy ha ha So far I have just completed mytwo books – a sequel to the first children’s book – complete in every respect, edited text,full page illustrations. map,  epilogue,  covers, WORMUS COVERacknowledgements, special commendation for illustrator, and glossary.

The first was held up because my illustrator from Serbia had an accident and dropped out – so I finally  had the illustrations made by another fantastic illustrator – this time the same one who has done the sequel from South Africa
Both the books available on http://www.amazon.com and online books stores world wide in three editions – Full color and B&W in print form and also one edition digitally published as Kindle e-Books since they are actually for adults of all ages as much as for children of all ages.
Best part is that I am completely independent and no rules except the ones I make which are like the rules of my children’s books
Keep in touch in any case on email if you will, demoninlove@yahoo.com
Cheers
Deepak

October 24, 2012

Superb control over color and its myriad facets!

SAVE THE BIRDS FROM HUMANITIES INHUMANITY! Structural Engineer – the most amazing one you will ever see

October 20, 2012

AMAZING… and I have copied this from an email sent to me by a friend – and the message I have to place here is

SAVE THE BIRDS FROM HUMANITIES INHUMANITY!

Structural engineer in action

Whether youre a bird person or not, this is stunning!!!

Not to detract from the sheer magic of it, but in practical terms, how MANY trips would a bird

have to make with that tiny little quantity of mud/clay it could carry? (and how far from the

nest is the source?)

If you take the construction of a “circular bowl” in your stride as instinctive – how the heck

does the bird come up with the windbreak/entrance design that shields the eggs/chicks

from the elements – and at what point in fashioning the bowl do they start to construct it?

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Even if you think you could build this? Try it without using your hands!

And the rest? – Gently to sleep lay.- A poem by me

August 10, 2012

AND THE REST, GENTLY TO SLEEP LAY

.                     By Deepak Menon

Can meanings, we, from words glean?

Words that are meant to let us know,

What we can never hear or dream,

Words meant to raise or lay us low,

What we can see, of intents unseen

From words uttered not to let us know,

Is but a fragment of a forgotten dream

Words wrapped in magic gowns of snow,

Lily white in nether worlds so dark

Showing glimmering rivers of feelings,

That words like crawling maggots park

In minds deep recesses,with meanings,

That silently reverberate with truths

We think we know but are not sure,

For words are carriers of those truths

And themselves the beckoning lure,

Concealing meanings in shimmering hazes

Compelling reason and ignorance,

To lose themselves in speakers mazes

Of meanings construed as deliverance,

For, meanings from words we do derive,

But in a parochial, limited way,

We hear what we need to survive

And the rest must always hidden stay,

So let’s not peer too deeply into the meanings,

Of words we hear along life’s way,

Lets glean what we desire to sooth our feelings!

And the rest? – Gently to sleep lay.

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story teller: The Story Of the Last Prisoner Of War

May 28, 2012

story teller: The Story Of Last Prisoner Of War
This link was sent to me by Mrs Rita Chauhan (then Rita Panwar) who taught me in school when I was in Class 9. Now 41 years have passed and she still keeps in touch with the naughtiest of her students – me!
Read this story – it deserves to be read and that is a tribute  to “Joe” who was an Indian Army taken prisoner by the Pakistan army and incarcerated there!

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The Asteroid that Flattened Mars

May 7, 2012

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This is one of the most pragmatic and thrilling video films about Mars that I have seen ever since I started searching for information about the red planet – Mars. The narration is clear and lucid and designed for every one to understand without any technical jargon to confuse people who do not have a technical science background or exposure to such an environment. Do spend some time to see the video and hear this wonderful narration with your speakers on. You will remember it always as most memorable.
Deepak

Some proverbs by me

April 11, 2012

1.   HAPPINESS

1.1.  HAPPINESS  has   to   be   achieved   in   much   the   same   way   as  success;

If   one   has   not   worked   hard   towards   achieving   happiness,  it is   not   very   likely   that   one   will   find   it.

1.2.   [ TRY ]   is   the   keyword   to   HAPPINESS.   If   you   are   not   happy,  it’s  probably   because   you   have   not   tried   hard   enough…….

DO   NOT   HESITATE   TO   TRY   AGAIN[1]

1.3.   Contrary   to   popular   belief,   Happiness   is   seldom   derived   from the   other   person.

Phrases   such   as   ..”You  give   me   great   happiness   ”   ,   or  “You   make   me   very   happy   ”  ,

are   meaningless.

IT   IS   ONLY   YOUR   OWN   PERSPECTIVE   THAT   CAN   MAKE   YOU   RECEPTIVE,  AND UPON  THE  FOUNDATION   OF   YOUR   RECEPTIVENESS   LIES   THE  MANSION  OF YOUR   HAPPINESS.[1]