2 mins till the school bus comes. A dear friend is yearning to play something, anything, in this time. Collecting these fallen, fragrant flowers sounds just about the right thing to do!
On my way to Pandharpur this Christmas, we had to stop the car to watch this spectacle! This dance in unison of these small birds was incredible because of the various formations it took and the directions in which it went, without any apparent leader taking the call! It's only later when we learnt upon … Continue reading Murmuration – nature’s awe-inspiring spectacle!
A high quality synthetic track, a superbly clean path and no cattle blocking your way (!!) - makes the path around Lakhota lake, locally just known as Talaav, the best place to run in Jamnagar! The palace in the middle of the lake! One loop of the track is about 1.8 km and the course … Continue reading Lakhota lake – the best place to run in Jamnagar!
Beautiful - post monsoon serenity in BNP was on full display today morning. Only problem is that it was oppressively humid! And it had to be so after the super-prolonged monsoon we have had in the city! Hoping for cooler and drier weather in Oct for the paces to go up a notch...till then the … Continue reading An easy run in BNP
The street running scene in Mumbai is generally pathetic. There are safety issues, and nobody looks forward to running through rotting garbage, mucky potholes, pavement dwellers and God forbid, aggressive stray dogs! In a city like this, the BNP comes as a savior. Officially called the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the only national park in … Continue reading Running in Borivali National Park
Everybody knows (do they?) that plastic is not good for the planet. And there is so much focus on plastics that it is nauseating...from every little thing of packaging to how we carry our office tiffin! Heck...we even replaced some of our shampoo brands at home with shampoo bars from Earthy Sapo. And the fact … Continue reading #DitchTheDisposable – an eco-experiment at a home birthday party!
One of my favorite pastimes in yesteryears was watching, and occassionally photographing, men at work. People at work, in all their sincerity, with all their skills and passions on display, is a sight to behold, and is a sight of hope for humanity. Here are some snaps I have captured in those years. There's something … Continue reading Men at work…
Located right in the heart of South Africa's wine district, Bonnievale Wines is a great and friendly destination to sample and taste their award-winning collection of wines. On a good day, they would be happy to let you have a walk around their winery and give you a guided tour too! And if you are … Continue reading Bonnievale Wines – a beautiful winery and great wine tasting!
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Those of you who know me, know my love for genuine leather. Besides the usual belts and wallets, for the last several years, I have used leather journals and you can read about them here. I recently came across another company called Urby which makes genuine leather items, and promptly ordered - they only sell … Continue reading Urby leather passport holder – a review