Category Archive: Musings

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

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

Big – The Words

Small and big are simple enough concepts. An ant is small. A mountain, a banyan tree, an elephant. These are big. But big is relative! To the child, the mother is big. To… Continue reading

Solitude – The Words

William Henry Davies wrote a poem titled “Leisure”. What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare… Continue reading

Connect – The Words

I am finding it harder and harder to connect with this challenge I have set myself – of writing a post every day! Even with a prompt in place, I find myself wallowing… Continue reading

Bliss – The Words

Savannah grassland.  Favourite tent. Iincredible guiding. Lion cubs, leopards, elephants.  Bliss Heading home after a hard day’s work. Kicking off tight shoes. Simple food. A glass of wine. Comfortable bed.  Bliss. Walking barefoot… Continue reading

Water – The Words

Recently, a joke on the internet ran thus – a child was asked by his teacher to spell “water”. The response was immediate, “h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o”. The puzzled… Continue reading

Street – The Words

Today’s theme for the Developing an eye course is “Street” . It seems to me a perfect follow up to yesterday’s theme – home. A street, according to Wikipedia, is a paved road.… Continue reading

Home – The Words

Home. A four letter word – of the happiest kind. To use the word as a theme for a photography course / writing challenge seemed to me a bit simplistic. Till I began… Continue reading

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