A Bard’s Retreat

The singer alone does not make a song, there has to be someone who hears:…

An Arduous 2-Day Train Journey In India

There is a sea of pilgrims at Jammu’s small railway station.  I am travelling with…

ESamskriti – Nandi Bull: The Mysterious And Unknown Temple

I get down from the auto rickshaw at the Temple Road in Malleshwaram – one…

Pink Pangea: From Wall Street To Wanderlust

“You don’t ever go home, do you?” asked my colleague sarcastically. “I do, but not…

Pink Pangea: The Toy Artisans of Channapatna

A cloud of dust billows up as the rickety state run bus leaves the bus…

Life Is A Book

The girl sitting at the table next to me seems lost in her book.  Hair…

Familiar Sights With A Fresh Perspective

The family of pigeons that have made my windowsill their permanent home have been unusually…

Morning Sojourn in Namma Bengaluru

The monsoons have arrived in Bangalore and with it has brought to life the lush…

The City Of Joy

The announcement from the flight attendant woke me up from the mild slumber and I…