These beautiful images were clicked on our way to Thimpu from Phuntshelling in Bhutan. Linking this to Skywatch Friday.
Trina was frantically searching Pablo. He was nowhere in the house. Suddenly, she thought of checking the attic. Pablo had always shown interest in the abandoned attic where Trina’s ‘quintessential mad scientist’ uncle used to keep inventing weird things. In the attic, Trina found Pablo sitting in front of the old wheel machine that Trina’s … Continue reading Pablo and the Wheel Machine
We spotted this tree near Ellora Caves in Aurangabad. The humongous but bare tree looked so intimidating. It was standing there like an old robust guard scaring away whoever dared to trespass. Linking this to #ThursdayTreeLove hosted by Parul.
Have you ever seen a rhinoceros grazing in your garden? I am sure not many would say yes. Well! We met a rhino grazing in the garden of our bungalow in Jaldapara National Park in West Bengal. We were scared and overwhelmed. However, we also knew it was a lifetime experience to see a wild … Continue reading Jaldapara National Park
Linking this post to Wordless Wednesday hosted by beautiful Esha@ Soul Talk.
Shruti’s mother-in-law (MIL) suffers from a phobia that her son is not being well fed by Shruti. This anxiety is shared by majority of Indian Moms especially the Bengali and Punjabi variety. If a Punjabi or Bengali boy eats even one roti less than the usual quota the mom behaves as if there is some … Continue reading The Story of a Mom-in-law and Ghee
“Who knits these caps?” asked Trina. “My mom” The boy replied. “How many she knits in a day?” “3-4” “How many do you sell?” “Depends. On good days 5, on bad days nil” “What else do you do for a living?” Trina was finding it difficult to understand how they survive with such limited income. … Continue reading The Blind Knitter
Last October we visited Jaldapara National Park in Alipurduar District of West Bengal. These shots were taken late in the afternoon. Linking this to Skywatch Friday.
“Ma, do you know who invented the fidget spinner?” Pablo asked inquisitively, while standing next to Trina in the kitchen. It was early in the morning. Trina was hurriedly working in the kitchen. Pablo had Christmas party in school and the teacher had asked him to bring 12 coin pizzas. Despite being a lousy cook … Continue reading Who Invented Fidget Spinner?