Covid-19 Lockdown in India (in its third phase) is a blessing or a pain depending on how one looks at it. There is no cutting corners or streets and 'locked up in the house' is the new creative genre. This post is a re-post of my first blog post (December 2009) about my first Central … Continue reading Central Park – A Welcome Escape
Summertime 2013. This is my first summer trip to this sprawling anathema mythicized by navigational cover ups of the winter chill when Central Park curls up in its snow blanket; the glitter and gold of Fall likened to an aging dowager with countless Botox uplifts or a grandmother welcoming strays into her fold; the sprightly … Continue reading New York: Summer Take-Away
A year on and the tranquil trapezing across the walkway. Few changes and the first sign of spring blossoming amidst the tracks, the wooden rafters and benches.
I climb the steps at the Gansevoort Street end of the mile long raised and meandering High Line Park cum walkway and I am in for a surprise. This was no defunct freight train track cantilevering directly into factories of the crowded Meat Packing and Chelsea districts but a transformed aerial greenway beginning from the Meatpacking district or MePa with … Continue reading An Aerial Stroll in New York