Category Archives: Randomness

“So you take that leap!”

In one of my most despairing hours in the box, i’d drawn this in my book. Finally, I’ve stepped off. Yesterday was my last working day in the box. I’ve got out of there, and have set out to do … Continue reading

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October 2011

State of mind: Out of Focus

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In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since. “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in … Continue reading

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Shadow Shot Sunday (#148)

sheer curtains + breeze + sunlight = shadow patterns on the celling for more fantastic shadow shots from around the world,hop on to Harriet’s Blog Happy Sunday everyone!

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Bluesy Blue Blue…..

Staying at home for 9 months and watching your growing belly erupt into a child can be an educational experience too. Look what I learnt 1. Pregnancy is a huge scam. It goes on for too long, meandering through its … Continue reading

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:D

Rains always bring in good things on earth 🙂 with due thanks to Sahir Ludhianvi.

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Occassionally…

…#$$^@#$ life gets out of focus. and that’s not good.

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Pink…

…is my favourite colour. Even though i am feeling blue. This is not how i imagined this post to be. i have a litany of woes to narrate. but time has got in my way, and swept many off the … Continue reading

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Tagged!

Got tagged by Abhipraya yesterday. have to write 7 random things about myself. ok, so here goes 7 random things about myself: (brace yourself, i’ve chosen the most pretentious ones 😉 ) 1. If he’d been alive, Saadat Hassan Manto, … Continue reading

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reflections on a muggy afternoon…

hot oil baths.. hotter afternoons collarless t-shirts news reports of sunburn in kerala (!!!) clicking flowers just to spite myself watermelons kairi the waiting game… and dreams of getting soaked in the rain in Bombay. Rains and Bombay are far … Continue reading

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Its a bloomin’ good day!

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For K.

credit: lyricist/ singer: Swanand Kirkire music: Shantanu Moitra. Film: Hazaron Khawishein Aisi Dir: Sudhir Mishra photo: mine of course  

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Journeys into a maternal world

It’s true that I am under travel restrictions, yet I do make occasional forays into the clinics of radiologists, gynecologists, and their ilk. And by god, there are still some sights to be seen in this world! This passage in … Continue reading

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A Barbaric Yawp!*

*with all due credit to Walt Whitman. So I’ve got a few things to say. 1. aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Whoa! that feels good. 2. To all my friends who have generously given me space in these irritating times, a … Continue reading

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Gaah.

i’m neither happy nor sad. neither in nor out. neither well nor unwell sometimes i feast, sometimes i fast sometimes i puke. sick? ill? natural symptoms? bullshit. This could be a good long break. and right now, i need a … Continue reading

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and the sky just fell… :)

He he!! our daily sky, the ever flowing, ever changing, billowing sky just fell on the trees below.

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Tales of Woe and the Disappearing Act

Bombay being Bombay, landlords, rents, evictions, construction, destruction and rehabilitation are a way of life. So i came back from Himachal missing “home”, only to find that we had to look for a new roof altogether. For the past one … Continue reading

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Crafty Ideas – with the 50 mm

I once read somewhere that you can gauge the worth of a lens by the shape of its Bokeh. Essentially, its how point sources of light show up when shot out of focus. Though I’d been trying for sometime, i … Continue reading

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Generally..

New theme. Generally.

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Warli Art

For a while it seemed that most people around me were either organizing a summer camp, or busy attending one. So, when I saw an ad for a summer Warli painting workshop, i jumped in as well. Spent this sunday … Continue reading

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