Tuesday, June 14, 2011

mon œil !

Apparently with no surprise,
To any happy flower,
The frost beheads it at its play,
In accidental power.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

spanners on a telephone line

tools hung out to dry. and a recuperating fuel tank.

Friday, June 03, 2011

kochi kat klan

fort kochi's cat collection.

forever loving bob

malus are quick to appropriate all manner of icons. we build football shrines with lifesize replicas of Argentina's entire football team. cardboat cut-outs of che guevara regularly compete for space in god's own country, with giant hoardings for jewelery. and now, we officially even celebrate bob marley jayanthi. in fort kochi.

Monday, May 16, 2011

scheming to jump

for some time now, have been plotting a move. from blogspot. and have finally got around to working on it. coming soon, the big shift.

UPDATE: After much procrastination, I've decided to stick around. Blogspot suits me fine.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

windmill worries

"Something there is that doesn't love a windmill." Meanwhile I've just discovered Lightroom - yes yes have been living under a rock and all. Many thanks to KS Pradeep for showing me the way.

Monday, April 25, 2011

khasta kata baccha

deep fried thingies followed by some syrupy sweets for breakfast every day, keeps your cardiologist smiling.

the interpreter of masalas

to navigate the labyrinthine world of indian masalas and assorted knickknacks you'd best enlist a wise guide and an adventurous stomach.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

the story of ganga...

...as we all know is the story of india itself. harumph.

Monday, April 11, 2011

too hawt

would kill for an icy dip.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

weird like that in cawnpore

sing. dance. eat. wall art from a hotel in cawnpore.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

fitter filter kaapi

90% kaapi. 10% chicory. i'm in love all over again.

Friday, April 01, 2011

goat lover

and if any further proof of browne's great affection for goats was required, here you go.

the impish nephew

Thursday, March 31, 2011

sheep in the high ranges

i wonder what happened to this 1000-strong herd of goat and sheep we ran into last year. have they all become sweaters in ludhiana? or rogan josh in srinagar?

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

duty unto death

spare a thought for our world-weary security guards, who have unreasonable diktats to follow and an entire lifetime to kill.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

irfan, don

Syed Irfan, proprietor of E Series Mobile Zone and his beloved Don. The Great Dane responds to instructions like “sit", "stand", "come", "go" and "attack”.

horse kumar

On Albert Victor Road, Horse Kumar and his work force.

Monday, March 28, 2011

les palaces

Jaipur's nightlife. A new camera. A return to photography. Perhaps.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011


a hookah smoking, multi-coloured mountaineer.

Monday, January 31, 2011

back to the pit

after way too long, i returned to the photographer's pit. seen here is bruce lee mani.