Gardens….Nature’s Hallways

Post in response to - Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #147: Gardens In the words of Rudyard Kipling “Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.”  Gardens require planning, execution, labour and nurture. The best examples of this interplay of Sense and Sensibility are Chinese gardens in China or anywhere with Chinese … Continue reading Gardens….Nature’s Hallways

Central Park – A Welcome Escape

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

Hong Kong’s ‘High Line Park’

Hong Kong is forever in a flux; in a constant need to replenish and re-engage its outer casings. The latest, at least I visited it few days back, is the perky changeover of the former airport Kai Tak *and its surroundings. The runaway has been converted into a cruise terminal and the three levels no-trims attached … Continue reading Hong Kong’s ‘High Line Park’

New York: Summer Take-Away

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