The sound reaches me first. Initially soothing, and then with an edge of urgency, it makes me drearily abandon my state of inertia. The gentle clashing of the winds against the window pane quickly transforms into desperate knocking that threatens to crash it into pieces. The Mumbai rains have finally arrived and how! I walk… Read More Rains, thoughts and my balcony
“You wasted perfectly good film on clouds and trees again, didn’t you?” bellowed Dad as we consumed yet another 36-photo roll on our long North India trip. Often considered the responsible one, I lost my camera-carrying privileges in a jiffy that day. It wasn’t my fault though. Nature photography sadly wasn’t a thing back then.… Read More Nature photography, my forever love!
Have you ever looked into the eyes of an animal, any animal, and tried to read what they say? Pet parents can pick up cues about the mood, hunger, or dislike of their fur babies from their behaviour and body language. However, the rest of us might not be that receptive. That doesn’t mean that… Read More 5 Important Animal Rights we must know about
“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero. This is such a relatable quote, isn’t it? Just as a good book gives us food for thought, the positive vibes of a blooming garden nourish our soul. We feel closer to nature and are able to witness… Read More Easy DIY Gardening Decor ideas for your home garden
Humans take pride in being the most sophisticated creation of nature. We can feel and process things that other animals can’t and have the ability to initiate a difference. Creation of the wheel, producing fire, or taking flight alongside birds in the sky are all mean feats. However, have we always utilised our virtues to… Read More Environment Protection: A Community Initiative
August is a month of celebrations in my home. At least a couple of weeks belong to the holy Shravan month in the Marwari calendar, both I and A Jr have our birthdays and, although not every time, Raksha Bandhan falls in the same month too. Often, we spread out our grand plans to include… Read More Raksha Bandhan Special: Weekend Lonavala Trip
The deafening roar that announced its entry, the shiny coat with its beautiful stripes, and that authoritative gait as it slowly made its way, nowhere. The toddler I stood mesmerised and absently clutched my mother’s hand as we watched the magnificent beast gingerly walk inside its cage. As I silently prayed that its sharp claws… Read More Why Wildlife Conservation is everyone’s responsibility #CauseAChatter