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…

Watching the sun set

Watching the setting sun is this Green Bee-eater, apparently satisfied with the pickings for the day. Photographed it near our…

Flamboyant dancer

When she is dancing she is flamboyant, but a while before her performance, she sits serenely next to the musicians,…

A ‘deadly’ sight

It may appear frightful for many, but some (including me), find this magnetic eye of the Spectacled Cobra to be…

Enjoyed great times

I remember as a kid living in a chawl in Vakola at Santacruz, Mumbai (or Bombay as it was known…

Here comes the bat

As the sun sets, lively bats emerge and head eastwards and into the dark, dark night, looking for food. Caught…