Gone for the winter

Following in the footsteps of bears and other creatures of the forest which retreat to a place of rest and quiet this time of the year, I too am going away for a while just… Continue reading

Life in the Meantime

Looking back, I spent the bulk of my life waiting. Waiting to be discovered. Waiting to be recognised. Waiting for love. Waiting to live. Waiting for that one moment that would change my… Continue reading

Blaze Of Glory

That one I love who is incapable of ill will, who is friendly and compassionate. Living beyond the reach of I and mine and of pleasure and pain, patient, contented, self-controlled, firm in faith,… Continue reading

We are Family

Having a kid opens up a whole new world of experience that would have been denied us otherwise. Sniffing poopy diapers, listening to Barney 500 times a day, catching throw ups with bare hands, with… Continue reading

A Mother’s Wishlist for a Better World

We will teach our children to be less star struck by fame, glitz and glamour and more in awe of those who labour patiently and passionately behind the scenes championing the cause of the frail, needy and… Continue reading

The Enchanted Wood

This is my first time photographing mushrooms. The woods near where I live is a treasure trove of toadstool charm this time of the year. For me, it’s the season of enchantment. I… Continue reading

The little boy of Kabul

There are a few people whom we meet – even if for just a brief moment, live on in our memories for years to come. This is one of them. A little boy… Continue reading

After the Storm

There are some things in life that we just don’t like to think about. It’s the nightmare which happily only happens to other people. But sometimes we find ourselves in a nightmare –… Continue reading

A Survivor’s Guide to Hope

Happily plodding along in the prime of life I got a wake-up call of phenomenal proportions. Otherwise also known as a major kick in the butt. It forced me to rethink everything. I was impelled to… Continue reading