Grief, Pride & Hope In My Submerged City

Its been eerily silent this past week. I normally revel in the quiet of my neighbourhood, but this is the silence of devastation. Of a city knocked to its knees.  I miss the sounds I whined about. Of engines backfiring in the distance. Of the howling of strays or the keening of koels that shake me from my sleep at…

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Travel Quote Series – The Enduring Value Of Experiences

I loved collecting ‘things’, once upon a time. Objects for the house. Clothes and accessories. And being Indian, jewellery. Because they gave me pleasure, and because it was the done thing. Today, I cannot look at anything of monetary value without converting the cost into travel terms. I have walked out of many stores with a…

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Travel Quote Series – Free Yourself

I believe implicitly in the capacity of all human beings to achieve their dreams if they put their minds to it. I also believe that when you want something badly enough, you – and the universe – will usually find ways to make it happen. Within reason of course. For I know from experience how a lack of means,…

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Travel Quote Series

Having a finger in every social media pie involves a certain amount of juggling: of content as well as time. Most standard networks are automatically updated via ‘publicize’ when I update the blog. Viber Public Chats being a new platform however, is not included in the ‘publicize’ list and needs to be manually updated. So I created a weekly series…

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My Inspirations

If somebody asked me about my inspiration I would say that it’s not the people and it’s not the things, it’s travel and experiencing different environments.  ~Marc Newson —— The exhilaration of boat trips in strange lands       Strange ‘taxi’ rides to beautiful destinations     Heart-stopping moments of fear, awe and intense…

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