After almost three years of longing, Uttarayan – the famous Gujarati festival of kites coincided with a Sunday and I planned a one-day trip to Ahmedabad. My old friends living there were ready to welcome me, Ravi promised to teach me to fly kites, and I was already bubbling with excitement. I called Ravi when … More Maanja
With the grace ‘n glow of a delicate ‘n gravid dame would appear The fine glowing autumn morning, lighting up the Bombay pier The cool zeal of the living, and the scent of the inanimate, so tender Both blend in the air, and everyone’s found sipping the sweet winter Houses lift the heads lightly, from … More Sipping the Sweet Winter
A week-long trip.. apart from the four days inside the ocean, very few places visited, very less time spent experiencing the city.
But with that short glimpse of it, I did fall in love with this country. … More Gypsying around Phuket Town
We get irritated when the flight landing is delayed due to a congestion at the airport. But sometimes it could turn out to be delightful with the splendid views outside. … More The Spilling Dusk
We make friends with people we like. But when it comes to confronting with things we don’t like about them.. do we stand our ground?
A poem to say what it takes at such a time. … More Beyond the ridge
Stories and experiences from a diveaboard trip in Thailand by the only novice diver on a boatful of seasoned ones. … More A Drifting Tenderfoot
When I left Ahmedabad in Nov 2015 and moved to Bangalore on an ‘urgent requirement’, I always badgered my then boss for pulling me out of the state of Gujarat and seizing away my privilege to enjoy the Gujju festivals. Finally this year, I got lucky with the Uttarayan (Makar Sankranti) falling on a Sunday and … More Kai Po Che Clictionary
Given a choice, what would you choose to become – A banyan tree or a palm? Lot of parameters to base the decision on. The width, the breadth, the height, the deliciousness of the fruits it bears, the beauty of the tree, the shadow it provides, the strength of its trunk and so on. What … More Banyan vs palm