Category: Sense of Place

Gurgaon Narrative: Season of Change

The summer light shimmies through scrunched up leaves under our feet. It is the ‘shedding’ season making way for the new and along with budding leaves we too look for new beginnings…a Covid free world. ‘Yippee….we have the Vaccine …and all is well with the World.’ Flashback: 2020 was confined to luggage holds, of hibernation,…

Houston’s Waugh Bat Bridge……Nothing Batty About It

The recent news about Houston bats freezing to death in the recent Texas snow storm, reminded me when I too was spellbound by their daily twilight callisthenics under the city’s Waugh Bridge. According to Diana Foss, a Texas Parks and Wildlife Urban Wildlife Biologist as told the Houston Chronicle that ‘nearly 2000 Mexican free-tailed bats…

Pune Journal: “Honey…I have shrunk the months”.

October 2020: Months are rolling into one another at shrinking speed, with Covid smirking “Honey… I have shrunk the Months’. We are not amused. The second half of 2020 has been action packed with glamour, drugs, social issues jostling for space in print and social media. Ruling the waves was the media trial of suspected…