“Belief” is a very strong emotion. Speaking to Marie Urbain of Actua about the Green Soldiers. I left the US down and defeated and with not much to brag about. When you lose constantly, you tend to lose purpose and start entering a depressive state. But one fails to realize that this is a […]Read More The power of Good Karma
These days I am very seldom behind the espresso machine making coffee. I started my journey in business from Trade Tower , Thapathali. This is a busy corporate building , thus much of the busy hours were during the weekdays. We stayed open on Saturdays despite very little business in the early days to let […]Read More Se-ke Vs Boss
Many times I get asked why the name Red Mud or how did it come to me?One thing I was certain was not to put either Himalaya or Beans in my coffee shop’s name. I had to register a domain and I was looking for inspiration. I started to dig out some pictures from my […]Read More The Picture that inspired the Brand Name
Sometimes in life you do thing without knowing why you do it, only to find a meaning to it later in life. Such is the story of this picture that you see above. This picture was taken by myself some 5000m+ above sea level just a little while away from the Larkya-La pass. A strenuous […]Read More Yet Another Battle
I was sitting for a meeting when ground started to shake. I was 7 when the last time Kathmandu was hit with a big one. My grandmother running to our backyard carrying me is the only memory I have of that incident. This was something out of a Hollywood movie. The ground stared to shake […]Read More Shaking , But not SHAKEN.
I was sitting selling iWrapz: a crappy product made to rip off rich and poor Americans with a lot of plastic money, at a famous mall in Arlington, Texas. This is what I did for a living to support myself financially. A middle-aged lady walked up to me and started browsing the products. She took […]Read More The world is full of Mass Murderers …and we love them all.
When people call my country ‘poor’ it really does rub me the wrong way. I realized how materialistically poor we really were after having lived 8 long years in a country that consumed like barbarians on a fresh kill. With abundance of wealth comes, abundance of everything else. Including confidence. People in America had something […]Read More Modi-fication
I took a creative thinking class today. With everybody probably under the age of twenty seven. Did I really need it? I asked myself. Nope. But what the heck, I will do anything within my realm to challenge myself and break the mundane. The first question in the class was, “What is Creativity?” To which […]Read More Getting the basics right
I consistently see posts on social media and articles in the newspapers about the poor SLC results. Everybody is complaining about the current education system we have been practicing in Nepal for decades. I also feel that it is outdated and should be replaced with a new idea. As a youngster I distinctly recall my […]Read More यसो गरे कसो होला ?
At times a man needs a prayer. To evolve, “From darkness to Light”. To embrace Shiva. Epitome of the righteous man. But he is not a saint , Unless he has stained, His material existence . A man is not a man, Unless he has been humiliated. Stripped off his pride, Feeling next to nothing, […]Read More From darkness to Light