Red…..the colour of hope and history

“ You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West. Gurgaon Journal, May 2021: Living a landlocked existence, no windows opening out to beaches, hills, waters, our life oscillates to the beat of Covid waves and lockdowns. The Second Covid wave, beginning March, was more intense, making us … Continue reading Red…..the colour of hope and history

Memories make a Home

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: All about buildings: Old buildings, barns, sheds, houses Homes are more than just four walls. They cuddle our growing up years, the years of loves and losses, emotional and physical storms and most important ...memories. An abandoned bricks and mortar shell makes you wonder what compelled the residents leave their haven/hell, … Continue reading Memories make a Home

Train Journeys- Past and Present

The Prayagraj: The familiar bleak friable landscape interspersed with algae ponds, cattle and livestock in different stages of thinness grazing on non-existent grass, the sparsely cultivated fields, thatched huts, semi naked children chasing mangy dogs, men huddled on charpoys or walking listlessly with the familiar 'lota' (metal mug) for their morning ablutions, women, head covered, engrossed in washing, … Continue reading Train Journeys- Past and Present