India, Oct. 11 -- We seldom realise the worth of what we have until it's lost. The same holds true for life and everything that happens to us. Having spent a few months in another country, I realised what I missed the most. No, it wasn't the home-cooked food, not the street food, nor home itself, but the noise!

Yes, surprising, rather shocking, as it is for you, it was for me. I missed the noise that we are so used to being in India. Whether you are sitting in the comfort zone of your home or in office, you're never alone.This shor (noise) of so much happening around is always there, as a loyal partner.

I missed people around, too. The bheed (crowd) is something that we've all grown up with, at every step of our lives. I suddenly found it...