The Weary Blues

Almost a hundred years ago, way back in 1925, American poet Langston Hughes, who was also a key figure in…

Amazing birds

I got to capture a lot of amazing birds on camera in our neighbourhood this week. Here are some of…

Dangerous pesticides

In 2009, the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, which included officials from 160 countries, UN organisations and NGOs, agreed…

The importance of repairs

Gayatri Belle and I believe in getting appliances, gadgets and other gizmos repaired and restored instead of dumping them and…

Fascinating story

It was way back in the early 1970s that I remember seeing this then long haired cousin of mine, Belle…

Hitech changes

How technology changes the way we live. My nephew, Ashwin Rao, who lives in California, but travels extensively around the…