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There was a time when a new movie released and I would watch it within a week or two... I simply don't know what happened to those times anymore. Somehow I seem to have become content with watching repeats of the movies I've seen before, reading the books that I've read before, meeting people that I meet everyday, I have shut myself to the possibilities of everything new. I seem to be stuck in a phase, stuck in an image. I prefer to eat at places I've eaten before, I drink the same drink, I have the same shot, it's all the same. Thankfully the last haircut I had was way different from what I've got ever! I'm beginning to realise my downfall, I'm beginning to realise that I'm choosing this, I'm behaving safe, I'm being foolish!

I need a jolt, I want to break free. The only thing different I'm doing these days is work, I'm doing different kinds of work! :) Aah.. for those who don't know it, it's a pleasure to work. It really is. Though sometimes it feels like drudgery, the point is, it keeps you busy, it allows you to open your minds, it gives you the freedom to explore, and what's best, if you're lucky and you strive hard, you'll actually get paid for it. I'm being paid, just about enough...

Recently I caught some movies at home... Saw the Bourne Supremacy which I thought was quite similar in plot to 'The Prometheus Deception' - the book by Robert Ludlum, in the sense that here's a man who's worked undercover for many years and he realises that he and his skills have been used. Then I saw 21, which I thought was brilliant, especially the bit when he switches the bag to uncover his professor. The professor is played by a famous actor, I've seen him in some other movie which I can't really recall and frankly I'm too lazy to google too. I also saw, Few Good Men, and Wow! Tom Cruise has really acted in this one. He's gone beyond his looks and man does he give competition to Jack Nicholson or not! I thoroughly enjoyed that one! I'm still waiting to see 'Slumdog Millionaire' and a host of other movies for which this post won't suffice.

Unfortunately I haven't made even an iota of progress in my reading so far, I'm surrounded by so many excellent books which I've yet to read and just don't seem to find the motivation to pick up a new one and read it. The only new books I've read was the Prometheus Deception and Bet Me (which was a gripping romantic novel)! Gosh! I almost feel ashamed to admit this, though I'm secretly hoping that this will prompt me to pick up any new book from the shelf and start devouring it... I'm reminded that ever since I got hooked up to Ayn Rand a few years ago, I haven't devoured any book!

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