Remembering Appa

The world need not know the story of this man but everyone who knew him has come away richer for it. So here I share a collection of thoughts and memories – in… Continue reading

Kilimanjaro

Stella Point, Mount Kilimanjaro, October 1st 2017, 6:37 am. Tears of joy welled up in my eyes as I hugged my guide, Sherapin. Many thoughts came rushing into my mind. I missed two people,… Continue reading

Of Butter Masalas!

Weekends are topsy-turvy time in our kitchen. The daily cook steps back and the corporate manager takes over! Each meal over the weekend is a mystery to me till it arrives on the… Continue reading

Of “Jugaad”, Moving Home & Molag Chaatambd

Indians are famous for “jugaad” – I doubt there is a word in English or any other language that quite gives an exact meaning. Roughly it would translate to “making do without the… Continue reading

Musings At Christmastime

2016 began with a riot of fun. For the first time in many years, the effort that went into setting up our home for Christmas saw fruition with family and friends joining us… Continue reading

Developing The Eye – One – Architecture

Architecture in monochrome can get about as poetic as a rainbow. A trip to the village of Arniston in South Africa gave us the opportunity to try our hand at photographing buildings. Not… Continue reading

A Pop Of Colour – The Words

A riot in a rainbow seemed to me a good phrase to describe the theme for the day – A Pop Of Colour. It is a very visual phrase. It reminds one of bright… Continue reading

Developing The Eye – One – Pop Of Colour

Possibly the easiest topic for anyone with a camera or paint brush to showcase. And yet its possibly difficult to keep to the lesson and focus on one colour! The urge to submit… Continue reading

Treasure – The Words

Our generation, like many others,  grew up on a story by Robert Louis Stevenson – Treasure Island. We grew up on Grimms Fairy Tales. We grew up on Enid Blyton and Mickey Mouse.… Continue reading

Developing The Eye – One – Treasure

While this camera is a treasure in and of itself, it is more a medium to help me create a treasure trove of a different kind – a means to save and share… Continue reading

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