daffodils in a blue vase

The Joys in Life

You know what brings joy to life, a smile to the face, and warmth to the soul?  Yes, the breeze on a hot summer day, no doubt.  And the laughter of an innocent child, true.  Okay, you can have your hug from a loved one as well.  But besides all […] Read more »

Shakuntala in Amar Chitra Katha's Mahabharata

Don’t Read Amar Chitra Katha as an Adult

Sometime last year, I came across a beautiful hardbound box-set of the Mahabharata by Amar Chitra Katha. Obviously, I melted into remembrances of things past.  Misspent youth, neighbourhood kids, gulli-danda, all of that.  Not that I even know what gulli-danda is, mind you, but it sounds more sentimental than Catch-Catch.  […] Read more »

Autumn or Fall trees in red green yellow colours

Leaden in London.

Back in early November, I posted this photograph of autumn on Facebook.  It was the extremely happy-fying view from my window.  How can you not fall madly in love with a city that gifts you with those colours?  There was a lot of liking and ooh-ing and aah-ing in my […] Read more »

A puppet pianist playing a piano

The saddest musician in Salzburg.

I was in Salzburg the past weekend with my cousin and her friend.  It’s an odd time of the year to visit the city as the hills aren’t really alive anymore.  (Forgive me, I had to do that.)  The surrounding Alps seem weathered by autumn and early winter, and you […] Read more »

A poster about Mondays with flowers.


For all my majaamitude, sometimes a day just turns into a Monday. These gorgeous flowers belong to the Kew Gardens, just like our avian friend from the previous post.  Unlike the autumnal duck, however, I photographed these blooms on a picnic way back in summer.  I wish I knew what […] Read more »