Read about Dragonflies and one that came visiting !
A barren landscape laid to waste, without a shred of greenery is the beginning of most post-apocalyptic movies and novels. Perhaps that is the most predominant fear in our subconscious mind. Over the last century and a half, we as a species have devastated the planet and have exploited its […]
The Health Awareness Centre, Mumbai is Dr. Vijaya Venkat’s creation and her instrument to bring a “healthy” change in all our lives. Her daughters run it now and every post of theirs is worth its weight in gold. For me Vijaya Mami, as I called her, was way ahead of […]
#LockdownTales Yesterday when Krishnan and I went for a walk early in the morning, I found dark clouds getting together. Daybreak was a little slower and it looked like the clouds were having a conference to decide whether they should rain down on Earth right away or tomorrow. Once the […]
#LockdownTales As we went to the vegetable and fruit shop inside our complex today in the morning, I found two stray dogs that live in our apartment complex enjoying the lockdown. They plonked themselves in the middle of the road with no fear of any car being out …. usually […]
#LockdownTales #ChineseVirus I clicked these pictures from the window in Amma’s room at 6.30 pm…. Stunning Sunset. Clear skies and a silent city are the gifts this lockdown has brought with it. We now have time to listen to the birds chirping and not chirp ourselves. We can see the […]
For many years now, I would have a standing order every month for toilet fresheners – Odonil or Aer or some new product like the Domex powder. Then I read about how toxic all of them are ! I knew about the room fresheners and I would insist with the […]
Do read the article by Mark Wilson –Copper kills coronavirus, why aren’t our surfaces covered in it? Copper kills coronavirus In China, it was called “qi,” the symbol for health. In Egypt it was called “ankh,” the symbol for eternal life. For the Phoenicians, the reference was synonymous with Aphrodite—the […]
Yesterday we went out for our evening walk only by 9 pm. As we rounded one of the blocks, I found this beautiful shadow or reflection of a tree on the building wall. Beautiful, isn’t it ?
On Saturday night, we happened to record David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II on BBC Earth. One particular species that he covers in this episode, just blew our minds. The Marine Iguanas are only found in the Galapagos island. They are vegetarians and live off the moss and other sea plants […]