Day: November 15, 2003

On the road again

Going home to Guwahati for a while. And then to Calcutta, Bangalore, Hyderabad and back to Mumbai mid-December. I leave for Calcutta on the 17th evening by train. With the Biharis attacking this mode of travel, I am only too glad that the train doesn’t pass through much of the state. I haven’t travelled by this train before but a friend assured me it goes through Jharkand, so there’s some consolation. And besides (on an optmistic note) let’s hope they’re too occupied with the cricket finals on the 18th. I will be in Calcutta for half a day on the 3rd of December on the way back, and am hoping to do some sightseeing. I’m thinking of staying at the Lytton Hotel, which seems pretty decent. If anyone (especially Kolkatians, or whatever natives of the city are called) have any ideas as to how to spend a fruitful afternoon and evening (besides going to Victoria Memorial) then please do tell. The last time I stopped over in Cal in April, most of my time went …

Say it with flowers

No cable connection yet (and it’s quite nice without it, actually). So besides watching heaps of movies and one television show (Leela, Breakfast at Tiffanys, The Story of Us, Bhoot, Love Story, Friends Season 9), I’ve been indulging in my other favourite hobby. Painting. The first one is from an old card I found. The other one is from a calendar. Both done in acrylic colours. Nidhi, the painting I’m supposed to give you is still in the pipeline 🙂