MY HOBBY It is not serious study or profession that makes life interesting and worth living. It is something other than the main work that makes life worth living. Naturally a hobby would add a pleasure to one’s life. But most of us in India have no hobby. It has generally become a prerogative of the rich and the well-to-do people. A humble man has neither time nor resources to copy the people who are well off. Photography and stamp collection are the most common hobbies. But a student of my financial resources can’t go for them. Portrait painting on canvass too is too costly to afford. The other day I saw one Mr. Bapat on T. V. preparing leather bags as a hobby—quite a costly affair. Moreover all these hobbies engage only one person. In a way they are personal or individual things a person gives himself to. Of late I have been thinking of having a hobby that has a social bearing. Haifa kilometer from my residence we have a locality of the people from weaker section. One evening I visited the locality and found sweet children simply playing. I knew they do not go to school. I just collected some of them, played with them for... read more
MY HOBBY Each and every person does some work or other. The rich work for increasing their riches whereas poor for their daily bread. Hobby is a work done in spare time in a leisurely way. In pursuing hobby one is not bound in any way. Hobby is not for earning riches. It is basically for amusement and recreation of the person. A poor man does not have spare time or leisure to pursue his hobbies, for he has to spend all his time in earning his daily bread. There are many hobbies, some are costly and some are cheap. Some are useful and money earning, whereas some are aesthetic. For example, photography and gardening are popular hobbies. Collection of stamps, old coins, antiques, pebbles, conch shells, minerals, stones etc. are some of the well known hobbies. Making decorative articles from thrown away rubbish and carvings on natural wood and stone are some of the modern hobbies. Bee keeping, cattle breeding, poultry and fishery are some of the useful hobbies. Reading, writing, acting, clay modeling, sculpturing, painting, dancing, singing, riding, rowing and swimming are some of the general hobbies. My favourite hobby is gardening. I love gardening from my childhood. My grandmother encouraged me to sow seeds in the... read more
MY HOBBY Each man and woman has a fascination for some or others activity as a special choice. It is known as hobby. Hobbies can be of many types. Some are too much interested in music and dance. Still others are interested in games, touring, collection of stamps, coins etc. The hobby of reading books is good and interesting. Books are of different types and nature. These are books of short stories, fiction, novels, historical books, books on journey and tourism, books related to cooking, sewing, knitting etc. Some books are cheap while others are costly books. Of course, there are textbooks also. A man can have the hobby of reading any type of book. Some have the hobby of drawing and painting. Painting may be various types and one can be interested in some specific type. Writing stories, poems, songs etc are also considered to be hobbies. One can be interested in any one of them. We get all type of knowledge from books. Knowledge is the base of our life and we can progress in life with improving knowledge. Hence books are best friend of man. Hobbies may be costly as photography or a cheap one as writing stories, poem etc. Most hobbies are interesting. My hobby... read more
MY HOBBY A hobby is an activity we do for enjoyment during our spare time. It keeps us busy and we also derive pleasure out of it. Different people have different hobbies. Music, painting, reading, stamp collecting, coin collecting, gardening etc. are some of the common hobbies. My hobby is reading books. Whenever I am at leisure, I read books. It makes me feel refreshed and happy. I read books of all kinds- stories, novels, science fictions, poetry etc. Reading books not only gives me pleasure, it also enhances my knowledge on varied subjects. I read books both in English and Hindi. I don’t mind reading the same book again and again. I have a good collection of books. Sometimes I borrow books from my friends or get them issued from the library. I find books to be my best friends. In their company, I never feel bored or unhappy. I feel that reading books is one of the best hobbies that a person can have. I wish I had plenty of leisure, so that I could go on reading as much as I could.