Some wonderful images sent to us from our cousin Rono in Kolkata.Read More Lovely Indian Images
We have been quiet and will be for a while longer for our hearts lie with our beloved Mother, Joyce, who, after starring in our lives and shining light and love and laughter into the dark corners of many hundreds of other people’s lives has left us at the age of 93. The good may […]Read More Joyce Haskett
Maheshawar ? Small town about an hour out of Indore in Madhya Pradesh ? How was it ?………It-was-A-Ma-Zing ! An(other) incredible fort built by Akbar, this one decorated by the extraordinary Maharani Ahilya, brooding on the banks of the mighty Narmada, ghats like a stone pasture filled with sacred Nandis grazing and gazing at the […]Read More Maheshwar: People and…you know…art.
Gentle breezes across the Lake, Bursts of colorful bougainvillea, rhododendrons, frangipanis, elusive perfumes wafting from each corner, the light twinkling on the water, the classically beautiful lakeside havelis thronging the shoreline. We are discussing life, love, literature with our new-found, eminently entertaining friends Bob and Wendy. We are covertly and nefariously drinking gin from Bill’s […]Read More Délices d’Architecture- Udaipur
We are here in Jaisalmer about to observe my 60th birthday and a splendid setting it is for it too. Oh so beautiful, beyond words and the power of photographs to convey. We were wandering about outside the walls, looking for a cup of masala chai when a procession of legendary figures strutted past. […]Read More Old Father Time
The Turbans of Rajasthan Why are these fine figures of Rajasthan manhood looking so sad and wistful? Their Turbans are splendid and beautifully wrapped. Their moustaches luxuriant and attest to their unquestioned masculinity.They are rakish men-of-the-world with insouciant twinkles in their eyes. Is it because they are contemplating prospective partners that have been chewing too […]Read More The Mustachioed Machismo of Rajasthani Turbans