An interesting way of looking at life is that it offers only once choice within itself — to live. There are numerous ways of living, but none of them are real or even metaphorical deaths. Everyone simply lives differently, making a choices towards that life either consciously or subconsciously. Another interesting aspect is that nobody is forcing us to stay alive. Yes, there are numerous unfortunate ways in which my life can be taken away from me. Short of that, I am living, breathing and and writing this at this moment because that is exactly what I want to do.
A break from the routine after such a long time. Open spaces and mountains busy draping themselves in a cover of green, preparing for the hard white winter to come. We saw solid frost in a town of dust on day one. Life is hard there. There was one shop open, two men huddled by a fire, another washing clothes in ice-cold water. It was many small cups of tea before we were able to feel some warmth.
The photo is from 2009, clicked on the famous More Plains on the Manali-Leh highway. Since that time, I have
A life well lived often hides behind it many years of hard work. A significant downside of an outcome-driven world
And it rained in Delhi, much after it should have rained. Picked up the camera to practice after a week’s hard work. Got four somewhat-decent shots out of a cache of around 120. That’s how it works out at times.
As an increasingly uncomfortable summer rolls along, the tally for the year is an interesting mix. Many have died, and
This is an experiment. Actually, it is an experiment from more than 10-years-ago. I had written some shorts at that
It struck me today that the house I have lived now for well over a decade has no personal photos
Those who are badly broken often don’t realize how badly broken they are. As our coping mechanisms evolve and strengthen
This site (and many of the other places on the internet where I have previously jotted down my personal thoughts)
This was a short trip done in July. The idea was to just kick back, rest, read and recharge. The
This has been the best year I have had in a while. By no means it has been the easiest.