Panchhi Banu Udati Phirun …

पंछी बनूँ उड़ती फिरूँ मस्त गगन में आज मैं आज़ाद हूँ दुनिया की चमन में Panchhi Banu Udati Phirun Mast…

Scallywags Summer

      Inspirations This short comic/illustrated story is inspired by my memories of reading Russian Fairy Tales as a…

The Loja by the Water: A Genuine Goan Getaway

Our first brush with Goan beaches was at Arambol back in 2012, which was a typical Goa holiday of beaches,…

Urban Sketching – Bible Society Heritage Building, Bangalore

Urban sketching at MG Road, near the Bible Society building. A watercolor of a heritage building in Bangalore.

Food Trails in Hanoi Old Quarter

As we hit the streets of Hanoi Old Quarter, it was like entering a magical world. Being Indian, we found…

Zoned Out at Pepper House

Pepper House is a hub for arts, with posters of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 still adorning the notice boards. One side of the building faces the canals. I remember seeing the magical view of the waterfront with ships passing through, providing an ideal photo op for lover of this specific setting- maritime, colonial structures, the retro feeling and the leisurely elegance of having a coffee amidst such historical ramparts.

Vas Villa, Bangalore – Then and Now

This house, named Tera Vera, was built by an Anglo-Indian, E J Vaz in the 1940s for his daughters, Vera Vaz and Dolce Vaz. E J Vaz was a high court lawer from Bombay. His daughters were spinsters. Vera and Dolce both worked as tutors, the former taught English and the latter the piano. They lived peacefully in this house most of their lives.

The Birdwatcher’s House In Thattekad Forest

We had many bird watching adventures with Vinod, relished many a sumptuous and healthy home cooked meals by Sini (including a squid preparation that takes almost 3-4 hours to prepare) and spent silent evenings listening to the sounds of the forest.