DELIRIUM DIVE!   
May,08,2009
 

Hello folks. Have been away for around a month, which is about the half way mark of my holiday, and I was missing y’all so a quick hello.

Guys, those of you who have the resources and ability to try out skiing please do so, it is absolutely one of the best things I have done in a long time. Thanks to my persistent kids I ended up committing to a week of skiing, and boy am I glad I did. We were in Banff, a popular ski resort in Canada, a very warm and friendly place and great for skiing. Lovely slopes, very good facilities and great instructors. My kids have been there twice before, first time for me. I had a great instructor, Glen, who had me doing ‘black’ slopes on day 4!!!

You have the ‘bunny’ slope for total beginners, then the ‘green’ slopes which are easy, ‘blue’ slopes which are intermediate level, ‘black’ which are difficult, and then this one slope/cliff called the ‘delirium dive’ which is for people with suicidal tendencies.

So black in 4 days as you might have figured by now is quite impressive. Well what can I say….

But seriously folks please try skiing if you can. It is one of the most challenging and exhilarating sports. Pure delirium as you rush down cutting through the ice cold air in the middle of the most stunning natural beauty, the feeling of adventure as you go down slopes which test your courage, and above all the humility you feel as you untangle your various limbs and skis trying to get back on your feet after a fall.

Speaking of humbling experiences I remember many years back I went to Disneyland with my kids when they were quite small. There roaming about in the theme parks were the characters of Mickey Mouse and Minny Mouse, with loads of children queuing up with their respective parents for an autograph and a photo with their favorite cartoon character. My kids went nuts and insisted on a photo and autograph with them. So here I was, big superstar, standing quietly in line waiting for Mickey Mouse to give me an autograph for my children. And as I was mouthing the lines that I hear everyday - “Hi, my kids are big fans, can we have a picture please?” – I was thinking to myself what fun if the person behind the Mickey Mouse costume is a desi!!!

Well, once again my kids and I were in Orlando visiting the various theme parks. This time thankfully my kids have grown older so I was spared the humbling experience. One per trip is enough.

So skiing, then roller coaster rides, theme rides, water parks, and then a week in Bristol spent recovering from the skiing and theme parks. Very close friends of ours live in Bristol and they have just given birth to a pair of beautiful twin girls.

And of course my whirlwind trip to Berlin where I was most happy, no thrilled, to see some of the blog gang. I was so wishing I had more time to spend with those of you who were there. Really, it was too short the trip. But it was also something quite sudden and unplanned. Being such a huge fan of Audrey Hepburn I just had to accept the invitation and I am so happy I did. Got to meet all my fans in Berlin, especially the bloggers. Thanks for being there guys. Much love.

So having a great time so far and thoroughly enjoying myself and my children. Today also being Ira's birthday so let me get back to her.

Cheers.

x

 
Posted by Aamir Khan at 02:30 PM
 
3564 Comments  Post Comment Aamir's Responses
 
 
3564 Comments
 
3534. vicky
Posted on May,31,2009 at 03:37 PM
FEW QUOTE OF THE DAY

People say that u didnt know waht you have until you lose it,
But it is not like that.

You always know what you you have yo just never though you would
loose it..

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Speaking without egos,
Loving without intentions,
Caring without expectations,
Praying without selfishness.

Its the sign of true relation.

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Difficulties in your life doesnt come to destroy you but to help
you realise your hidden potential. let difficulties know that
you are more difficult.

Have a nice day and life..


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Believe in yourself today and soon the world will start
believing in you tomorrow.

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Thought for Love

It is meaningless in expecting your partner to be of your kind,
because you cant hold their right hand in your right hand to walk
together


 
3533. g_kiran
Posted on May,31,2009 at 02:55 PM
what ever u do is correct...

 
3532. derrickrj786
Posted on May,31,2009 at 02:30 PM
Forget......Every thing






Remember.......








Revenge Only.......








He is One Man Army.......








Tonight He is coming to Ur Home......







Get Ready For the Ultimate Action......







He is searching for a Man......







Who Killed his beloved one.....






He is Sanjay......Sanjay Singhania.....








Searching for Ghajini......







Guys n Gals......He is coming tonight.....Get Ready all Aamir
Fans......

Watch GHAJINI tonigt only on COLORS CHANNEL.....8PM IST....

 
3531. derrickrj786
Posted on May,31,2009 at 02:08 PM
Yesterday was 5th saturday & today is 5th sunday in this month
It happens 783 years once. Our generation is lucky 2 enjoy 5
sunday & 5 saturday in a month

And The Great Happy News is Tat today GHAJINI is showing on
Colors Channel at 8pm.....so all Aamir FANS please watch Ghajini
today.....with me....so everyone get ready

 
3530. derrickrj786
Posted on May,31,2009 at 02:07 PM
Yesterday was 5th saturday & today is 5th sunday in this month
It happens 783 years once. Our generation is lucky 2 enjoy 5
sunday & 5 saturday in a month

And The Great Happy News is Tat today GHAJINI on Colors Channel
at 8pm.....so all Aamir FANS please watch Ghajini today.....with
me....so everyone get ready

 
3529. aarti79
Posted on May,31,2009 at 01:16 PM
hi..aamir i read ur blog after a long time its a great
experience in sking im also had tht in my visit to manali its a
very beautiful place coz its the nearest place from my home
where i can go with family.......
and always trying a hand in sking but most of time i failed coz
sking is very tough to understand i can only do tht with a
trainer.............

 
3528. cusp
Posted on May,31,2009 at 12:53 PM
oops...
i made some stupid errors in my pervious post sry.. :-P

al i wanted to say is i m really GLAD tht i could convey my
msg...

be happy nd keep givin us gr8 films...
love
-shruti

 
3527. Susimaus
Posted on May,31,2009 at 12:29 PM
Aline. eles:
Hi;-) I tried to enjoy your recommendation to enjoy Earth -
impossible:
I mean, I really enjoyed to see Aamir on a big screen, that was
just WOW:
But I haven`t seen Earth before. Yes,I know about the incidents -
hope this is the right word? - around 1947 but I was shocked to
see it like that in a movie and I really was shocked to see Aamir
this way. 'Don`t misunderstand, he is amazing . At the end, that
sequence when he turned to the crowd and said " She is inside" my
feelings totally broke down. Now I have to " digest " all that
impressions. I am really not sure, if I`d like to see it again.
I wish you a nice day:-) Susi

 
3526. bindas1986
Posted on May,31,2009 at 11:45 AM
Dear AMIR Da,
I realy want to do some thing for our country,can u tell me some
advice for this...
actually as an aam Insan its very dificult to do some things
new...to promot new thought. ok any way as an amm insan want to
meet with u....."this is also dificult".
Baidyanath

 
3525. ramit_10
Posted on May,31,2009 at 11:33 AM
Hi Aamir.
Why dont you make a movie on kashmir? What exactly happened with
Pandits and how it started with one deadly evening...... !!
only you have the capability to do it.
Regards
9967007764

 
 
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