Friday, August 06, 2010

michael, my camel

for one box of chocolates, a certain michael from london got a rajasthani camel herder to name one of his camels after him. the other artiodactyls in the vicinity go by 'kalu', 'ramu', etc.

patwon ki haveli

guman chand patwa's haveli was once home to his five sons. today korean tourists will pay his descendants handsomely to explode puffed up polythene bags and get the darned pigeons to fly.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

the reticent thar

the temperamentally disinclined to talk, nilgiri thar.

planters inc.

planters are a curious bunch. i too am now the proud owner of planters' gum boots. cannot wait to set bangalore's fashion press on fire.