It’s been such an exciting year! So many things done and ticked on my list (and yet so many left pending). But that’s what the coming year is for, ay? A few difficult times to tide through and yet there were always the great times that made them pale in significance. And what would I have done without some of the special people who blessed my life? Sigh, let me not get into another speech here into how I couldn’t have done without all you folks! I’ve got heaps of plans for the next year! Loads of things to do. Amongst them – I need to learn how to ride a cycle. And start â€œde-clutteringâ€ my life (my new mantra). Be prepared to hear about this is posts to come. On second thoughts, I’ll see if I can achieve it first! Amongst the top 3 things I want to do this year is a) travel (surprise, surprise!) b) acquire a digital SLR and c) write more (and better, of course!). Let me instead wish each …
On a cool Saturday morning, we decided to do some shooting at Lalbagh. Not to worry, folks. No criminal activities were indulged in here. And no insects were harmed in the process either.
It’s my favourite season – winter! And it’s a lovely time to be in this city too. The tabubuia blossoms paint the town pink and purple, and there’s that slight nip in the air in the morning that makes you spend a few extra minutes in bed.
I was determined to catch something of the Habba this time (since I’ve been doing so continuously for the last two, in 2003 when I was visiting and in 2004 as a resident). Unfortunately, with most of the events during the day, it wasn’t too convenient to attend the musical concerts or the play, which would start at 6.30 pm. Is it possible to get from anywhere to anywhere by 6.30 on a weekday here in the city? Anyway.
I had a long talk and informative with Sujatha last weekend. Sujatha’s a blogger and radio jockey who’s involved with a volunteer activity for Akshara, a foundation that works with children. I am posting the content here, but do also go over and check out her post and leave comments there if you want to be involved.
October 27th, 2005: Early morning we set out on a walk from the Youth Hostel where we were staying in Glasgow. We looked at the map and the University area looked like a walk able distance. The route took us through the beautiful Kelvingrove Park adjacent to the University of Glasgow.