The mood is right, the spirit's up. We're here tonight, and that's enough. Simply having a wonderful Christmas time." – Paul McCartney, "Wonderful Christmas Time" Lens-Artists Challenge #177 – Celebrating Unionville, Markham, Canada Christmas lights Unionville: Once a historic village (early 1840s through the middle - late 20th century) and now a bustling touristy hotspot … Continue reading Celebrations 🎉☃️🛍
November 2021: The 'Fresh Of The Boat' feeling as we board Air India direct flight to Toronto after a two year Covid intermission. We have been visiting Canada since 2012 but this trip was special, coming as it did after deliberating the risks, even with being double vaccinated and fulfilling ArriveCan regulations. Checked and ticked: … Continue reading Fresh of the Boat…..
Travel Writing to Short Stories is not a giant leap but a continuation of 'imaginative re-creation of that lived experience'. In my travelogues I have endeavoured to accommodate "the private dairy, the essay, the short story, the prose poem, the rough note and polished table talk with indiscriminate hospitality. It freely mixes narrative and discursive writing". … Continue reading A Known Trail- Travel Writing to Short Stories