Category: Travel

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 special place in my life,…

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…

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 depending on gender and mood…..something…