If we cannot see it, does it mean it does not exist? Our need to define everything, our need fit everything into the parameters of what we can touch and feel often limits our ability to be compassionate about what we cannot explain. When someone falls ill and we can see the symptoms, it is … More Why so Sad?
Hide and seek, lock and key, chain-chain, these are games from my childhood that I played with my friends. I would rush down prompt at 5 pm and play until dusk. Sometimes we’d sit down in a circle to play games with a handkerchief and chant rhymes to go with our games. We rode cycles … More Games at Twilight
Hari Hari wasundhara pe neela neela ye gagan Ye kiske baadlon ki paalki uda rahe pawan Ye kis kavi ki kalpana ka nisar hai Ye kaun chitrakar hai ye kaun chitrakar! Nature has many wonders. Nothing in this universe misses its routine. The sun shines everyday and the wind blows every autumn. This delicate balance … More The Wonder of Predictability
I was very young when I first saw the movie Lamhe where the sultry dessert beauty Sri Devi captures the heart of a very young Anil Kapoor. The movie created an aura of royalty around Jaisalmer. A feeling of timelessness that stretches across the vast expanse of its desserts, of untold tales and haunting melodies. … More Desert Diaries
There are many reasons why we choose to go on a holiday. Sometimes it is to explore the local natural beauty to its fullest, sometimes we are looking for adventure not found in our daily lives. But every once in a while we seek a holiday to do nothing. Just a simple break in the … More If a rejuvenating holiday is all you want, avoid these in Munnar
I woke up this morning to find that overnight our resort had lost its earthly anchor and floated up to the devine devloks. Atleast that’s what it looked like from my window. No where could I see the lush hills of Munnar covered with tea gardens. I rushed out and sat on the hills, marvelling … More A Walk in the Clouds
When people like me step out of our cozy and comfortable four walls, we find ourselves wonder struck by how refreshing the natural way of living can be. Everyday when we need vegetables it means a trip to the local market or ordering online, owing to the busy lives we lead. There is a contant … More A Walk in Fragrant Gardens on the Hills of Munnar