Grow Old With Me: #WordlessWednesday

"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in His hand Who saith "A whole I planned, Youth shows but half; trust God: see all, nor be afraid!'' - Robert Browning 31st August 2013, Before Sunset My parents, enjoying … Continue reading Grow Old With Me: #WordlessWednesday

The Child is Father of the Man: #WordlessWednesday

My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound … Continue reading The Child is Father of the Man: #WordlessWednesday

Another Gem in the Wall: #WordlessWednesday

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” - Thomas Merton Another gem IN the wall: #WordlessWednesday3:12 P.M., 1 October, 2018, The Beatles Ashram, Rishikesh, India Floored by the myriad wall art that adorned the crumbling, moss-covered walls of the Beatles Ashram, I went on a "capturing them" spree. These … Continue reading Another Gem in the Wall: #WordlessWednesday

Hey Jude: #WordlessWednesday

"And anytime you feel the pain, hey Jude, refrain Don't carry the world upon your shoulders For well you know that it's a fool who plays it cool By making his world a little colder." - Hey Jude (lyrics), The Beatles     1st October, 2018, 2:20 P.M. Did you wonder why this post has … Continue reading Hey Jude: #WordlessWednesday

The Generous Book Lover: #WordlessWednesday

"Some women have a weakness for shoes. I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books."   - Oprah Winfrey          The Generous Book Lover6:14 A.M. , 10th October, 2018 Backstory: It's Wednesday yet again, and I have begun to love my Wednesdays more than before. And why not? … Continue reading The Generous Book Lover: #WordlessWednesday

Saffron Clad Sadhu: #WordlessWednesday

The Saffron Clad Sadhu   7:04 A.M., 2 October, 2018 I've always been intrigued by the Sadhus of India. Some Sadhus have a mystic charm, some a sly, scheming modus operandi and some just puff their souls to the twirling smoke of chillum***. In India there are different sects of Sadhus; the much in news; … Continue reading Saffron Clad Sadhu: #WordlessWednesday

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The Road Less Travelled

the road less travelled 7 August, 2018 What does this picture tell you? A lone traveller on a deserted road? A path where the flora towers over mankind? Are we are mere inconspicuous beings? For me, this photo not just brought back memories of my awe-inspiring walk on the lone road, at Balur, Chikmagalur, South … Continue reading The Road Less Travelled

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Ten Things I Am Grateful for On Monday Morning : #MondayMusings #MicroblogMonday #MondayBlogs

  ten things i Am grateful for on monday   How did your Monday morning start? Is it Moan-day or Monday for you? Did you wake up with a spring on your feet, or did you bemoan the beginning of another choc-a-block week? Did you enjoy your coffee looking out of the window, and kiss … Continue reading Ten Things I Am Grateful for On Monday Morning : #MondayMusings #MicroblogMonday #MondayBlogs

La Familia: #WordlessWednesday

  La familia 29 May, 2017 The summer of 2017 was a remarkable. La familia took a road trip to the lush, cooler climes of Uttarakhand from Gurugram, where the summer heat was refusing to beat a retreat.  One of our pit stops was my birth place; the stunningly, verdant Pantnagar University, before we headed … Continue reading La Familia: #WordlessWednesday

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Grandpa’s Clock: #FridayFictioneers

  Every time Ma sang Hickory Dickory Dock, I thought of Grandpa's grand old clock. In my head a gigantic mouse would stealthily climb Grandpa's clock. It would then twirl around in a tango with the little man playing the drums.   Many moons have transcended time and tide. I'm back to Grandpa's crumbling mansion.  Grandpa … Continue reading Grandpa’s Clock: #FridayFictioneers