Dangerous pesticides

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

The importance of repairs

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

Fascinating story

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

Hitech changes

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

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 … More

Flamboyant dancer

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