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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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Raavan

Today is the hindu festival Dussehra, also called Vijayadashami. Dussehra literally means the defeat (hara) of the ten (Dus)- headed king Raavan by Rama. This festival symbolizes the victory of good over evil. It is at the culmination of the … 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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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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