After months of being in a lockdown, it made perfect sense to head out to a place which is far from the madding crowd, largely free from pollution and boasts of great views all around.
A while back I'd written about a pigeon that had a less than satisfactory interaction with my car. The car didn't feel too bad for sure and I felt a bit of annoyance but didn't let it bother me much since there are way more pigeons than there are cars in this world. Or it... Continue Reading →
I really don't like pigeons. They are nature's poop-factories and the bane of statues everywhere. They're like these neurotic birds who keep walking in circles, bobbing their heads while they lay their dumb eggs everywhere they aren't supposed to be building a nest and then pooping around it as well. Stupid birds. The parapet outside... Continue Reading →
The easiest answer would be 2021...DUH! But it's become way more than that. The last time there was a brouhaha over a year or its ending was Y2K but that turned out to be a damp squib in comparison. Heads up! This is an image-heavy post... While 2019 ended on an interesting note- first international... Continue Reading →
S.A.D often makes people sad and in that regard the acronym is bang on! But Seasonal Affective Disorder isn't something that Indians worry about much; or at all. We being the land of sunshine, sweat and generally good weather for the most part. But bring a cyclonic front into the mix and you have gloom... Continue Reading →
For everything else there *is* Mastercard. Or Visa as the case may be. Let's start with a bit of a context for this statement to make sense to those it hasn't. My father's a career banker. He has hopped all over the country before retirement and taken us with him. And while many don't like... Continue Reading →
Kondapochamma Sagar Reservoir! Read about the place here. Ever since the papers published news of a newly inaugurated reservoir in the outskirts of the city, hordes of Hyderabadis have been heading out with with that target in mind- Kondapochamma Sagar or bust! The roads were a veritable showroom of SUVs and MUVs all the way... Continue Reading →
I know the references to Corona-impacted travel have been overdone, but with no clarity in sight about future travels, modes of recreation etc people are harking back to the good old days. Sadly for some of us they were just a few months ago. Check out my posts on my last trip here and here.... Continue Reading →
When you're lucky enough to spot flamingoes, painted storks, pelicans and herons all in the same frame.