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Tales Of The Nau And The Future

This picture is of a tourist houseboat moored in the backwaters, at Kerala, India. The hindi word for ‘boat’ is ‘nau‘. This is the story of the nau. “This is my last sunset here at home, moored in safe surroundings… tomorrow … Continue reading

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The Immigrant

My flat is on the fourth floor of the apartment block. It has a small terrace that looks out over some guava trees. Sunrise and sunsets are periods of hectic bird activity here. On weekends and holidays i am usually … Continue reading

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A Tangled Web

This is a picture of the Giant Golden Orb Spiders (Nephila sps) taken in my garden at Bareilly, India. The Nephila sps makes giant vertical webs and the female is much larger than the male. In one large web it … Continue reading

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The Web Of Memories

A spider web between two small bushes in my garden. I think it may be from the golden-orb class of spiders, since the web glowed a beautiful golden -yellow in sunlight. This picture was taken at sunset.  “This is my … Continue reading

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A Different Pace

Two snails come out to walk and chat in my garden just after the monsoon showers.   “Ma, i have to go…. This scholarship from the Aviation School across the fence, is my dream! I always wanted to fly, and … Continue reading

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Wish You Were Here

( This post is on aging related memory loss, hallucinations and dementia. It is about a parent, about us all. This post is about  a wish, a song) —————————————————————————————— You call out to me from the garden. “There is a … Continue reading

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Nine and Three Quarters

We go about our daily routine, but the tension is palpable. He has been dreaming of it for a couple of years now. He would talk of the place and the sights he wanted to see there, the things he … Continue reading

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