durga Originally uploaded by ag80. Didn’t have the handycam or the regular camera around when I took this one. The white stuff, which I used to think of as thermocol is actually something called ‘shola’ and is a kind of tree sap which is fragile but hard enough for designs to be carved on it.The … More durga
new kitten2 Originally uploaded by ag80. This lil (and it’s LIL) kitten was discovered by Ma today morning on our chairs. The proud mother is a lady of the night and enjoys the lascivious company of the local toms.Anyhow, there must be more lil ones somewhere but this the only young’ un i could find.The … More neonate
chameli baug Originally uploaded by ag80. This is the epitome of ultimate penury! me and 2 of my friends were working for TISS (they pay peanuts!!!) and we were doing a project in Gujarat. The boss lady went incommunicado in Papua New Guinea, the rains lashed Baroda and our money ran out and light went … More chameli baug
Today two major things happened. Both were unexpected. Well one was in the offing but it wasnt sure if it’d come off just right and the other was (still is) an out&out shock! The first one is the culmination of many months of tanta and deliberation and quite a bit of taam-jhaam. But it’s absolutely … More life’s like that-II
I’ve not gone to many concerts (classical music not included) and I was doubly enthu about the one last night becoz it was the 1st one in Hyderabad and this is how it was-Chaotic, PYTs (who were DUMB), jocks and wannabes of all types. But it was fun in it’s own way. I was with … More 1st concert in hyd
Just heard on the news that Ustad Bismillah Khan Sahab is no more.Personally to me it didn’t make much of a dent because to me the shehenaai was the symbol of the sob moment in Hindi films.But the actual impact hit me when I saw the look on my parents’ faces. They are not of … More goonj uthi shehenaai
Happy Birthday Red!!
The last GD is practically over!! and then no more annoying, smart-assed young gents and ladies bickering amongst themselves, shouting themselves hoarse to get heard and be announced as “da man”! Praise the Lord!! Only a few more days and then the interviews will be done too!!thankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyou LORD!
Ever have one of those weeks (of course you have!) where you get into work all pepped up and by lunch time realised that you’ve bitten off more than you can chew? Well this week was all that and more. There was the usual routine in the office, mom had errands at home that needed … More whatta week!!
Something very distasteful and extremely upsetting was conveyed to me today morning. My aunt is a mathematics professor since the last 30 odds years. She has been teaching in a suburban college of West Bengal (WB) for a while now.She is not just a person whom I’m terribly fond of, she is genuinely a good … More maelstorm of emotions