Things change rapidly. And we adopt what most people seem to be doing. Would all places in the world eventually look the same?
What is home? And what is homeland? Are they same? To where do I belong? September 2013, Sri Lanka ” How far is Mumbai from Bangalore?” asked Banuka, our guide and driver in Sri Lanka. “A thousand kilometers by road,” I replied. “Thousand kilometers! I can travel up and down my country twice, in that… Continue reading My homeland : Where the grass is green, And skies are Blue
A time travel back to my mom’s college years in understanding value of photographs, memories and relationships.
Taarammaiyya, Thandu Thorammaiyya Doorada Baanige yerida chandrana, Taarammaiyya, Thandu Thorammaiyya Nine of Amma’s (my maternal grandmother was fondly called as Amma by everyone who knew her) children and few of her fortunate grandchildren (including me) have spent their cradle years listening to this Kannada lullaby every night before being rocked into a sound sleep.
The Ambassador car, once synonymous with the word ‘India’ is now slowly disappearing from its landscape. It seems to be now relegated for use by the politicians. For years, I had believed that Amby, as it’s fondly called by its aficionados has disappeared from the cities and can only be found in the countryside. But,… Continue reading One fine morning: Me, you and our dear old Amby
In my previous post, I wrote about the Kaipunjal beach which lies in Udupi district and one of my popular photographs which has been shot in that location. That travellogue introduced to the readers this little known beach which is adjacent to the more popular Kaup beach. The story unfolded by describing the sights and… Continue reading Images of Kaipunjal
Footprints of time Originally uploaded by travelling writer. Sometimes unexpected moments in life give out the best pictures. When I took this shot I never really thought it’ll create such a sudden fan following for it. But, it has hardly been a week since I uploaded this on Flickr, the image seems to have been… Continue reading Footprints of time