Galveston..Memories and Prejudices

Some places disappear to inner recesses of memory till an incident or event resurrects them to the forefront. In the summer of 2011 Galveston was another beach town for a weekend visit from neighbouring Houston, Texas. 10 years later, in 2021, Galveston metamorphosed from a bleachy, cataclysmic city into a 'freedom' icon. I learn that this… Continue reading Galveston..Memories and Prejudices

Moving to another country without social media holding my hand.

26 years ago (1995), my first Accidental Expat experience, with the accompanying ifs and buts, was no glossy, glamorous paradisal adventure. The reason, there was no invasive deluge of pictures / vlogs / blogs on WhatsApp, Instagram, Google (at least in India), Yelp, Tik-Tok etc…to hold my hand in the hit-and-run learning experiences in an… Continue reading Moving to another country without social media holding my hand.

HAVE SHOES WILL WALK

Sharing 2011 visit to Guangzhou, China for Lens Artist Challenge #163: “Keep Walking“ Ingenuity....Somewhere on one of the market streets of Guangzhou A shoe is not only a design, but it's a part of your body language, the way you walk. The way you're going to move is quite dictated by your shoes. Christian Louboutin… Continue reading HAVE SHOES WILL WALK