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Forbidden City…chasing dreams

2020..the year that is/was .. the transformational catalyst of our lives. Shining through the continuous pandemic haze are two milestones (for me)…first the 50th National Day celebrations of Sultanate of Oman and second the 600 th year of an architectural marvel The Forbidden City in Beijing, China. Oman holds a […]

Lens-Artists Challenge #118-Communication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”George Bernard Shaw Before telephones came into our lives we were happy twanging strings connecting two pipes, cans, match boxes, paper cups happy in our acoustical wonders. We continued with the toy contraptions, smugly coquettish or prankish […]

nizwa ..hidden mystique of antiquity

Places along with people remain etched in memory to resurface at opportune moments. Flipping through my Oman File, 1998 and hand written, I came across unused notes on Nizwa, the mountainous stronghold and heart of Oman. The notes had been for a feature on ‘Silver jewellery of Oman’ for Khaleej […]