I saw a bunch of girls - they belong to the National Cadet Corps - yesterday. One minute, they were standing around, laughing and talking. Some were licking ice…
posted on Dec. 31, 2008
or thereabouts… See how the colours of the sky change in split-second!
posted on Dec. 29, 2008
Food on my mind!
Some of you may remember this post [photoblog.com] I made on a sickly sweet, erm, sweet called the jalebi . The pictures above show how it's made. No one makes…
posted on Dec. 28, 2008
One thing inside: a funny little heater. Year of manufacture: 1905. One thing outside: a lion-faced water spout.
posted on Dec. 26, 2008
Little kids & toys.
What a combination! These two little girls were fascinated by the inflatable toys that the toy-man was hawking outside Christchurch. They didn't pester their…
posted on Dec. 25, 2008
Since I haven't done this for a while. Some of you might remember my street food [photoblog.com] post. I spoke of this hot, sweet, sour concoction called gol…
posted on Dec. 24, 2008
The Nicholson Cemetery is one of the earliest British cemeteries in Delhi. It is named after the renowned British Brigadier General John Nicholson who was among…
posted on Dec. 23, 2008
A family outing.
It's wonderful that some people still wear traditional clothes.
posted on Dec. 22, 2008
I saw this little fella waiting in the General Post office. His father was probably doing something inside, leaving him to his own devices… Look at the play of…
posted on Dec. 20, 2008
Saw them growing on a bush outside my office building. Haven't been able to identify them yet.
posted on Dec. 19, 2008
A great patriot
Lala Lajpat Rai. His statue finds a place in the heart of the Mall. Most people pass by without a look at it.
posted on Dec. 18, 2008
The chaps at the Met Deptt were WRONG.
Not only was there no snow, the sun came out in full force. Look how the strays who live on the road to my office are revelling in it.
posted on Dec. 17, 2008
Gloom & doom
Days of snow are upon us. Or so says the Meteorological Dept. The day was gloomy and a pall seemed to settle on my mood as well.
posted on Dec. 16, 2008
Nothing to say about this 150-year old building. Just gaze at it & smile.
posted on Dec. 15, 2008
Two sights I saw today...
Sad & funny. The man you see in the first picture is a "Khan''. Now this is actually an honorific. But in Shimla, it is used as a nomenclature for Kashmiri men …
posted on Dec. 14, 2008
Simla's visitors are lazy buggers.
The main strip of road in Shimla (all of one km long!) - called The Mall - is completely closed to vehicles. As a result, everyone must walk. It's not a tough…
posted on Dec. 13, 2008
Old signs, new signs. Signs that make you sigh. Signs that make you smile.
posted on Dec. 12, 2008
I bum[ped into this lot during lunchtime this afternoon. Himachal has a peculiar tradition. Every village has a temple, but it is not necessary that each temple…
posted on Dec. 11, 2008
Ugliness has its own place
in aesthetics. It sometimes offers a good pointerpoint to the prettiness of a place! Take, for example, these street lights going up all over town. They would…
posted on Dec. 10, 2008
Love it. Can't have enough of it. Cheap. Occasionally, very occasionally hazardous. Always delicious. What I like about our street food is that it's such a…
posted on Dec. 09, 2008