Thursday, June 20


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IDEA # 11
If you are walking by a park, visit the swings and give your partner a ride. This will often bring back happy memories from her childhood.

IDEA # 12

If your partner has a pet that she adores, in addition to buying a gift for your partner, buy a small present for her pet.

IDEA # 13
Go for a walk on the beach. Trace out the shape of a large love heart in the sand. Sit inside the heart and watch the sun go down.

IDEA # 14
Invite your partner to go for a walk. Get a back pack and pack the following items: A picnic blanket, a selection of fruit in small containers eg. strawberries, grapes, watermelon and kiwi fruit. Some cheese and crackers. Some sandwiches. A small tin of caviar. A favorite drink. If your partner asks what's in the backpack, just say a jacket and some lunch.
When you find a romantic spot, ask if she would like to stop for a bite to eat. Open your pack and remove the items one by one to set up your picnic. The last item you remove should be the favorite drink.

IDEA # 15
If you play a musical instrument, create a romantic environment in which to play for your partner. For example, let's say you play the saxophone. Contact your partner's roommate and arrange for her to make sure that your partner steps out onto the balcony of their apartment at exactly 9.30pm.
Drive to her apartment and set up before hand. Place a large sparkler in the music holder of your sax and light it as your partner steps on to the balcony. Play something slow and romantic.

IDEA # 16
On a special occasion like your partner's birthday, plan a treasure hunt for her. The fun begins when you suggest going for a walk on the beach.
When you get to the beach, carry a small bag with you. The bag contains a bottle that you prepared earlier. Inside the bottle is a treasure map. To make the treasure map look authentic, burn the edges with a match.
As you are walking, slip the bottle out of your bag and let it drop to the sand near the water's edge. Walk a little further up the beach then turn around and retrace your steps to 'discover' the bottle.
On the map have a dotted line leading from the beach to a nearby cafe. At the cafe, your partner won't know what to look for so suggest that you just sit down and have a cup of coffee.
When the waitress delivers the coffee, she suggests to your partner that she might find what she is looking for under the coaster. When your partner turns over the coaster she finds a key taped to the bottom. Obviously you will have to set this up before hand with the waitress. Most waitresses will be happy to help a romantic guy out with this type of thing.
At the next stop on the map, your partner finds or is given a spade. Then at the last stop on the map your partner finds a large 'initial of the partner' made up of two crossed sticks. She digs and discovers a locked box. The key unlocks the box to reveal her present.

IDEA # 17
Contact your partner's friends and ask if there was anything she always wanted when she was a little girl.
For example if she always wanted a porcelain doll, buy one for her birthday. She will not only appreciate the gift but also the fact that you were thoughtful enough to find out what she always wanted.

IDEA # 18
Organize a professional photo shoot to obtain a portrait of the two of you as a couple. Frame the picture and put it somewhere prominent. Remember to make sure you give your partner plenty of notice so that she can get ready.

IDEA # 19
Write a note saying
"I thought of you today, and it made me smile."
Leave the note somewhere where your partner is sure to find it.

IDEA # 20
For Valentines Day, buy your partner a charm bracelet with at least 14 charms.
Remove all the charms and let your partner 'find' one charm each day for the first fourteen days of February. On Valentines Day give her the bracelet and any remaining charms.

Source: 101 romantic ideas by Michael Webb, 

Wednesday, June 12

By me, about me.

This post is part of The Chennai Bloggers Club’s Six-Word Memoir Tag. By the way for people who are wondering what a Six-Word Memoir Tag is, wiki says:

   "Six-Word Memoirs is a project founded by the U.S.-based online storytelling magazine Smith Magazine. Like that publication, Six-Word Memoirs seek to provide a platform for storytelling in all its forms."

According to smith magazine it is a place for story telling. Everyone has a story and what better way to express it in just 6 words?

Well i believe the Six-Word Memoir + the elevator style talk would be the key mantras to impress people in the first meet!.. :D


ok , Here is the Six-Word Memoir about me.

                            The Eclecticist who is always optimistic.

Now I pass on this tag to sriram acharya who blogs at His posts reflect a great deal on what he is passionate about.

Wednesday, June 5

Hyatt-Indiblogger Meet

    We always wait for the indiblogger to put up a meet in Chennai, and crave for the meets as it comes once or twice in a year and none of the Chennai bloggers want to miss this special meet, where we get to interact with the fellow blogger friends and socialise with the other bloggers. This is a perfect platform for us to put forth our blogs to a large number of people.

 And such a special meet did happen and it was organised by "ambi pur". As soon as the poster was put up in the indiblogger site regarding the meet, i booked the seat and informed all my dear friends regarding the same. The thought of meeting so many people after so long is exciting isnt it? . And the icing on the cake was it was organised in Hyatt, and who would want to miss a chance to visit that!? :)

I reached the place quite early along with my blogger friends and was glad to see the others who had arrived much earlier to us. There were "hi-hello" greetings sessions in the lobby where all the bloggers were made to gather till  the registrations began. There were around 230 + bloggers who had come for the meet.Much bigger crowd than the previous meets and i am sure the "ambi pur" organisers would have been happier.:)

We were greeted warmly as usual by the indiblogger family and once the registration formalities were over we took our seats. As soon as the host took hold of his wand i.e the mike it started showering gifts and free movie passes and rocks.. And ya how could i forget the lovely cold single french fry that i got as the gift.:) Well all these were given for a "check-Ur-luck" game where selected participants had to  choose a number from 1-11 and whatever was written behind the chit was given as a gift :)

After the heavy flow of gifts, there was an introduction session or 60 seconds to fame which was a platform to bring in more viewers to the blog and also to portray yourself. :) The Best part is there were gifts even during this season.

After the heavy flow of gifts we were given the sumptuous meal comprising of  the starters,main course and the yummy deserts and some photo shoots with friends. This was the time where we had a surprise behind the screens. We were blindfolded and weremade to sit in a car and were made to smell the amazing fragrance of the ambi pur which was placed in the car which "smelled like the first drop of rain that falls on the lush green grass". So fresh and nice amidst the hangings shoes, half eaten pizzas, old socks and many other things.

After this  amazing smelling experience we were made to tweet about the same and the best tweet won a Galaxy S4. Incredible,but people like me who did not have twitter were sad about this and there came the news that we could also win the super phone by blogging about our experience in the amazing meet.:)

then came the technical info about the ambi pur product and how it works. Well it is always fun to know extra info and share it with friends and get the "she-knows-more;' tag and the session really helped to acquire some extra knowledge.

the last part of the meet was the stage show or adzap, where the bloggers were grouped accourding to the flavours of the ambi pur freshner contents that were given to us. There were five groups and each had to enact a play and the best play which was ours (the smelly movie 4) won the prize.:)

The others plays were office romance,a malayalam movie,rajini style and a imitation of the kounder mani senthil play. Last but not the lest we got the awesome indiblogger and ambi pur tea shirts and ofcourse the photo session.

Well that day was a perfect day with yummy food and friends and stage show and loads and loads of gifts.!!:)