This would be my first attempt at the Adani Ahmedabad Marathon. In fact, this is my first marathon run ever outside Mumbai, barring the Comrades event in South Africa, earlier this year! Company of friends, flat course and a promise of better - read, drier and cooler - weather than Mumbai made me take the … Continue reading Adani Ahmedabad Marathon 2019
On the occasion of International Men's Day 2019, the New India Assurance building in Fort was bedecked in blue hues! Nice way to support the cause! And a few friends in office support the cause by following the Mowember, or no-shave November, concept. May do it next year!
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…