The Fact in Fiction

  I am reading this fascinating book, ‘Ghost train to the Eastern Star’ by Paul Theroux. It is about his journey from London, across Eastern Europe, Asia and back. He had travelled this route in the seventies and the account of that journey was in his book, ‘The great Railway Bazaar’. His writing brings all… Continue reading The Fact in Fiction

The Daily Post photo Challenge : Spare

Spare has many connotations: it can mean one too many, or sparse, or even to release something from harm. I’m looking forward to seeing your interpretations! Bonus points to those who tell the story behind their “spare” inspiration. Spare also means Surplus The jackfruit season has started in our place. We use them not only… Continue reading The Daily Post photo Challenge : Spare

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge : Architecture

‘This week’s topic is Architecture.  What types of building appeal to you: Modern Art, Historical,  Colonial,  Gothic, European, Asian,  Commercial,  Industrial?  Take your pick. do you like?  Any building that you like, for any reason is appropriate for this week’s challenge.’ Our country is large and diverse. We have temples everywhere but the architecture of our temples… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge : Architecture

The Daily Post Photo Challenge : Jubilant

Jubilant, adjective: showing great joy, satisfaction, or triumph; rejoicing; exultant. In our part of the world, we have just two main seasons – Summer and rainy season. The rains usually stop by October every year. Then they start only in June. By that time the weather is very hot and everyone waits for the rains. The… Continue reading The Daily Post Photo Challenge : Jubilant