Making a statement
Grafitti on vehicles is a hugely entertaining affair in India. Most owners prefer couplets that speak of love, longing, betrayal and separation caused by...
posted on Sept. 30, 2009
Soul And Nut Go To Lunch
L'Nut decided to treat me to an early birthday lunch. So, off we went to Spars Lodge [sparslodge.com], a little guest-house which has even littler restaurant,...
posted on Sept. 28, 2009
I have no idea how the edges of the photo got smudged. I only know what the smudginess only makes the picture prettier somehow.
posted on Sept. 27, 2009
Theatre night in Shimla
A huge deal if you're as starved for cultural stuff as I am. The play was based on the life of one India's greatest Urdu poets, Mirza Ghalib. The production was...
posted on Sept. 26, 2009
A view of the park bench...
I've seen this bench more than a thousand times in my walks to the Viceregal Lodge. But this time, there was something especially pleasing to the eye….
posted on Sept. 24, 2009
This statue of “helpful policeman” stands on the Mall**. I am grossed out by the statue because, to me, it looks like the policeman is breaking the little...
posted on Sept. 22, 2009
The light is so perfect in the evening these days. As is the weather. It's always a pleasure walking up to my most favourite part of town, the Viceregal Lodge.
posted on Sept. 19, 2009
Young lady with canine familiar.
What is it with kids and dogs that makes them so much fun to look at and to photograph? The young person said her name was “Nayanika” and said the canine was...
posted on Sept. 17, 2009
Cockles and mussels, alive, alive-oh!
Okay, not cockles and mussels, precisely. But it just sounds nicer than “pumpkins and guavas, alive, alive-oh”!
posted on Sept. 14, 2009
I miss the hills!
I mean, dem big 'uns. The ones around Shimla seem like little hillocks in comparison. Have.To.Go.Back.
posted on Sept. 13, 2009
I luvs flarz.
No idea what this flower is. But gosh, it was almost perfect.
posted on Sept. 12, 2009
Soul & Nut in the Hills: Day #7
Or how the journey came to an abrupt end…
posted on Sept. 11, 2009
Soul & Nut in the Hills: Day #6
It's not all pretty pretty…
posted on Sept. 10, 2009
Soul & Nut in the Hills: Day #5
the happy wanderer
posted on Sept. 09, 2009
Soul & Nut In The Hills: Day #3
Kamru. Kothi. Kalpa. Roghi. Little stops we made on the third day of the journey.
posted on Sept. 07, 2009
Soul & Nut In The Hills: Day #1
A shiny, too-varnished temple. A motor-mouth priest. A shiny bug. A long walk up the hill. A great, if too spicy dinner.
posted on Sept. 05, 2009