September 24, 2010

Visarjan day - 23 Sep 2010

Woke up at 4.30 am on 24 Sep, hearing the Ganesh procession drum beats outside my window. This is what I saw (above). Went back to bed thinking, "Ah, in the morning, there will be peace.

Woke up at 7 am and this is what I saw outside my window. The Ganesh processions caused huge trafiic jams all over the city, and...there was no school!

September 15, 2010

In Indira Park, one ordinary morning...

It seemed like any other morning in Indira Park, but it wasn't.
There was a daawat going on here! (click on photo to enlarge)

Don't miss the crow watching from a distance...
actually, there was also a dove feeding on the grain, but I couldn't him in the frame!
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One wouldn't think these two could be friends! (click on photo to enlarge)

Very busy, very involved. You humans go your way; we are not bothered!
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Where did they go?

I stood there amazed, and excitedly taking pictures, but there were other homo sapiens who walked past uninterested, bluetooths/ipods firmly in place...

An apology to Africans

We have had a professional connect with Africa for a long time. While at ICRISAT during the eighties, we met and were friends with sever...