Facebook.. see you soon..

11th May 2012, Melbourne
I had begun to feel that I was spending most time on social networking site facebook either commenting on friends status or browsing through some groups and liking them,  or even thinking what to upload or update daily when others would ask, "Oh, no updates from you" or "Show us more of Australia", "Pics are so-so, could have clicked better, having known you for such long time...". Off late, I began to feel very unsecured sharing any updates on day to day life or even a photo of mine or ones which I have clicked. Or someone would ping you saying how much weight one should lose!

Initially, when I signed up facebook or orkut, finding good old mates from school or college and staying connected was important and fun. As time passed, I begun to receive requests from those whom I knew little or friend of friend of friend who just wants to have a good count of friend list and show off or someone from office who would just gossip on you, what you did, what your routine is.. Folks on your friend list make comments which you never expect. Though, good and bad are existent, have been seeing the other side of it.
Its been 10 days that I deactivated my account and feeling much better.

Oh, yeah. I can survive without Facebook. ;)

Reading Challenge

I signed up the Book Reading Challenge on The Book Vixen's blog.
Having read only one book last year, I hope to read few more this year and keep up the reading pace. :)

2012 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge
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Mt Buller

It was my first weekend in Melbourne or rather say Australia and a long weekend here in Victoria being Queen's birthday on June 13th '11, few colleagues had planned to visit this snow filled placed, Mt Buller, about 208 km from Melbourne on June 12th '11, on a Sunday, so that we could relax the next day.

We started off at 5am in the bus at Fed square, Melb CBD. It is a 3 hour drive from Melb and we reached around 8am. One can hire the toboggan, ski jackets, gloves and ski pants and the ski board if you don't have one. We hire them all and started off with the toboggan with two sitting and sliding on it from the top.
I was excited seeing the snow filled mountain and holding the snow for the first time. It was my first encoutner with snow. When two of them slide others who were down would throw snow at us and it was all us hitting each other with snow. All of us started playing with snow after a while.

At 1pm, it was lunch hour and having skipped the breakfast we focussed on nothing else than pizza and coke. ;) We started again on the snow filled beauty with all smiles.

At 5 PM we got back back to the bus reluctantly as we had to head back home. All of us were tired and dozed off in the bus. At 8 PM we reached the Fed Square. It was a one day trip and a memorable one. :)
For more information, visit: http://www.mtbuller.com.au

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