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…

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,…