Potter mania

How fearlessly I’m standing near this statue of vibrant and vividly coloured lion! Now imagine if someone were to “transfigure” this statue into a live one!I just cannot get out of Potter world you see.

Travel nostalgia – Mawphlang sacred grove, Meghalaya, India

Pre-covid times:Finding beauty in unlikely placesSeeking peace in unknown lands In covid times:Finding beauty in the warmth of the bedSeeking peace in the storytelling of books and motion picturesAnd then frantically searching for the related memes on social media

Biodiversity Day special

Happy Biodiversity Day!The more bio-diverse eco systems we have, the more benefits we get for our environment. Each and every systems has a specific role to play and a rich biodiversity ensures protection against pollution, water retention, natural disasters and climate change. More plants – more animals and hence a stable food chain as well.

Travel nostalgia – Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

Has anyone tried recreating such pretty little corners in their homes/gardens/balconies? Till the time travel is safer for everyone (I mean everyone and not only for the vaccinated), can we expend our creative energies in recreating comfort corners at our place where we get an altogether different vibe?

Travel musings – Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

The bamboo curtains of our childhood are a thing of past now. I feel they were better compared to the polyester curtains that we are using these days – synthetic fibre which are not able to shield us well from the heat wave.Nostalgia hit us at Mehrangarh Fort where these bamboo curtains protect the fort…

Travel haiku – Nag Tibba trek, Uttarakhand, India

Your cheerful pinksAnd playful winksSoothe my jaded soulPacifying this broken heart So come here, come near meAnd bring with yourself those colours you flaunt. Taken from my poem “Colours of life” on gluttonyguilts.com.