15 April 2006


Beethoven and Vincent Van Gogh were two individuals who had it all but the art to speak else they would have made religions.
I had minimum exposure, perhaps.
But the thought just never dwindled or fade it never could change the conclusions drawn.

Van Gogh sacrificed one meal usually to save for the colors.
He wasn’t bothered, his work consumed his heart.
He painted whatever grew in the crevices of his mind without a concern about the meaning or implications or how foolish he might look.
The quality of a work lies in the courage of the workman.
The product is always a consequence an aftereffect an implication of what transpired.
Van Gogh painted what is called modern art.

He painted hilltops, his own room and portraits not as they were plain visible but as he thought they were, it’s said that this art made the artists view prominent.
Gave him the liberty to express.
Prior to this an artist would be a freehand Xerox, the better the quality of the product the better the artist.
During his life time though his talent was never recognized, he bartered those multi million dollars of his for daily bread or more paints. He never new their worth himself. He must have been doubtful about his ways and methods on numerous occasions. Follow ed his dreams painted his mind over matter. Unaware of his great work he painted a masterpiece after another.
Call it a curse that he was ahead of his times, if you still dare.

He painted his subconscious, and when he thought he had painted enow,
He wrote that he had painted all he imagined, and that there remained no more reason to live.

Greatest of works happen without slightest of knowledge, that they are recognized is their fate.

Beethoven is said to have written his most loved symphonies when he had gone deaf.
Without a concern for predefined harmonics and their sequences he wrote pieces of music which if he had heard himself would have rejected after the first few notes.
They are more than just difficult to play, because any artist has to break his habit or notions or sense of play learnt, professed or admired.

But those harmonies, when produced even today, invoke unfelt emotions.
He broke norms of orchestra and followed an unchartered territory.

The point is Beethoven never reacted to his own last works for he was deaf,

That either of them didn’t form religions as we call them is another boon,
For I just refuse to look the other aspect cause it has to be a negative approach.

The point is you and I have already made history sometime in our life worth being remembered all eternity,
That it gets recognized is the act’s fate, just like it is ours to produce it.

The most fascinating aspect is that when we were all privy to the moment when we were worth anecdotes and adulation we were both unaware of its significance and alone.


But there’s a difference
They didn’t do it for someone else,
they did it for themselves,
Their own hearts;
That someone else benefited from it was of no consequence to them. They couldn’t foresee it either.
Built their own notions, developed their own ideas lived by them and died by them.

Believers of their own thoughts that they had helped bloom, but selectively disclosed if at all.
Their eccentricities remain confined to them,
their art for all.


Blogger Personal Development said...

We all know the effects (and after-effects) of beer. But lifting a glass of cool liquid to your mouth on a scorching hot day, have you ever stopped to consider the processes and ingredients involved in making it? Well maybe not but here is the answer anyway!

Simply, beer is a fermented combination of water, barley, yeast and hops. The major variation in any beer is the type of yeast used in the fermentation process.

Let's look at the properties of this beverage.
Water is the main ingredient of beer. In the past, the purity of the water influenced the final result and was specific to the region of the earth from which it came. Today, water is filtered of these impurities, although pure water supplies are still ideally preferred by elite brewers.

Barley malt is an extremely important ingredient in beer as it is the main source of fermentable sugar. Many new breweries use barley malt extract, in either syrup or powder form, as this form ferments much quicker. It also contains many minerals and vitamins that help the yeast to grow.

Without yeast, beer would not exist. Yeast is a unique single cell organism that eats sugar and expels alcohol and carbon dioxide, two of the more recognizable ingredients of beer. Yeast comes in several variations, of which there are two major categories that determine the type of beer produced; Ale yeast and Lager yeast. If yeast alone were used the beer would be extremely sweet and therefore another ingredient needs to be added to reach the final product.

Hops are the flowers of the hop plant, a climbing vine plant that grows well in many differing climates. Hops contain acids which add bitterness to beer. Adding bitterness to beer helps to balance the sweetness, as well as acting as a natural preservative. Add more hops to the mixture and you will get a more bitter taste. This kind of beer is extremely popular in Britian and is simply referred to as "Bitter" (the original names are always the best!).

Variations of these ingredients create different tasting beers as well as having an affect on the alcoholic content.
When making your own beer many good resources are available which provide home brewing kits. It is important to read the ingredients of the packets in order to ascertain which has the best mixture according to your needs. One quick tip which many home brewers fail to adhere to is this: "Use fresh still water"!

Many have often sought information on how to make beer and the basic homebrewing equipment is not very expensive you can get what you need, for as little as $100.
In order to start making beer, you will need the following: A brewpot, Primary fermenter, Airlock and stopper, Bottling bucket, Bottles, Bottle brush, Bottle capper, and a thermometer.
In addition you can even use items from your kitchen to aid in the beer making. A breakdown of all the equipment is as follows: Brewpot A brewpot is made of stainless steel or enamel-coated metal which has at least 15 litre capacity, but it's no good if it's made of aluminum or if it's a chipped enamelized pot, (these will make the beer taste funny). The brew pot is used to boil the ingredients thus begins the first stage of beer making.

Primary fermenter

The primary fermenter is where the beer begins to ferment and become that fabulous stuff that makes you so funny and charming. The primary fermenter must have a minimum capacity of 26 litres and an air tight seal it must also accommodate the airlock and rubber stopper. Make sure the one you buy is made of food-grade plastic, as it wont allow the bad stuff in or let the good stuff out.

Airlock and stopper

The airlock is a handy gadget which allows carbon dioxide to escape from your primary fermenter during fermentation, it is this process that keeps it from exploding, but it doesn't allow any of the bad air from outside to enter. It fits into a rubber stopper, and is placed into the top of your primary fermenter. The stoppers are numbered according to size, so make sure you use the correct stopper for the correct hole

Plastic hose

This is a food grade plastic hose which measures approximately 5 feet in length. It is needed to transfer the beer from system to system, and it is imperitive that it is kept clean and free from damage or clogs

Bottling bucket

This is a large, food-grade plastic bucket with a tap for drawing water at the bottom, it needs to be as big as your primary fermenter, because you need the capacity to pour all the liquid from your primary fermenter into a bottling bucket prior to bottling up.


After fermentation, you place the beer in bottles for secondary fermentation and storage. You need enough bottles to hold all the beer you're going to make, the best kind of bottles are solid glass ones with smooth tops (not the twist-off kind) that will accept a cap from a bottle capper. You can use plastic ones with screw-on lids, but they arent as good for fermentation and dont look as well.

Whether you use glass or plastic bottles, make sure they are dark-colored. Light damages beer, i would recommend green or brown bottles.

Bottle brush

This is a thin, curvy brush which is used to clean bottles because of the the shape of the brush it makes it very affective at getting the bottle spotless. We haven't even gotten into how clean everything has to be, but we will, and the bottle brush is a specialized bit of cleaning equipment that you will require in order to maintain your bottle kit.

Bottle capper

If you take buy glass bottles, you will need some sort of bottle capper and caps, of course, and you can buy them from any brewing supplies store. The best sort of bottle capper is one which can be affixed to a surface and worked with one hand while you hold the bottle with the other.


This is a thermometer which can be stuck to the side of your fermenter, they are just thin strips of plastic which are self adhesive, and can be found in any brewing supplies store, or from a pet shop or aquarium. Not everything costs money though even some household equipment can be used.

Household items

In addition to the above specialized equipment, you will need the following household items:
* Small bowl
* Saucepan
* Rubber spatula
* Oven mitts/pot handlers
* Big mixing spoon (stainless steel or plastic)
So there you have the ingredients and the method to make your home brew, all you need now is to get yourself a beer making kit and your on the way to beer heaven.
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