Today it rained in the evening and for an hour or so, around 6 pm the skies cleared and the Sun bid goodbye for the day … Captured the beautiful twilight hour in a few photographs that do no justice to the spectacle :).
The above pictures were sent by a school friend who is refusing to come to Delhi till these numbers come down and the following blog is written by another school friend of mine who doesn’t want to be named … I have good friends 🙂 1. Every year from end Oct to Nov, large plains … Read more Understanding Delhi’s SMOKE Season
We were watching the talk show “Neeya Naana” on Vijay TV and today’s topic was on water shortage in Chennai and overall in Tamil Nadu. As always, the debate was slowly being veered towards government bashing and the fact that “they” didn’t/don’t do enough and that all people of Chennai are water warriors. Someone even … Read more Water Woes And Your Role
The Thirsty Crow – On a hot day, a thirsty crow flew all over the fields looking for water. He couldn’t find any water but saw a water jug near the village. The crow sat on the rim of the jug and looked inside – he could see some water at the bottom of the … Read more The Smart Crow
In the last two days we have had two new kinds of birds coming to drink water on our balcony. Our old sparrow couple also came back and the pigeons never left, even though they are much better behaved now. We also have the fiesty Mynas showing off their bathing skills to the clumsy pigeons … Read more New Winged Visitors
We were on a 26 day road trip through Lucknow-Allahabad-Varanasi-Patna-Gaya as part of our ShikshaDaan Yatra. Even as we were confirming our hotel bookings, the first thing we checked with all the hotels is whether they have filtered or RO water and insisted that we would want our water bottles to be filled. Every single … Read more Live and Travel Sustainably… #BeatPlasticPollution #ConserveWater
I have always felt that the balconies in all multi-storey condominiums in Gurgaon and probably in other cities as well are largely meant for pigeons to use as their homes, toilets and general play area, in the last few years as construction around our condominium complex has reduced significantly, we have seen other birds make … Read more Bird Tales from my balcony