Monthly Archives: May 2012

Looking back to My Bucket List! (Scuba-fied!)

I was twelve years old when I first snorkelled, while on holiday at Mombasa, Kenya – and witnessed three people on our dhow gear up, jump in and disappear into the depths of the ocean for well over an hour. … Continue reading

Posted in 'S'milestones | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Exotic” and almost the “best” – Review of ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’

*SPOILER ALERT* There is that rare recipe towards an enriching entertainer of a film. A light but well-thought out script, visual brilliance, a stellar cast and identifying the genre or audience it must cater unto perfection. This film does precisely … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My World Nomads Scholarship Entry!

Well, I had to write a travel story in 2000 characters. I chose the topic “Seeing the World Through Other Eyes” and really gave it a great deal of thought and effort. I was disappointed to have not made it … Continue reading

Posted in 'S'milestones, Lessons from my Musings!, Stories and Letters, Vista - The World through my Lens! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Bulb of Hope and Prayer – the Delhi Diaries begin here!

One picture. Multiple stories. A few steps outside Nizamuddin Dargah. Where millions of devotees throng to buy offerings and make a wish for their lives in Delhi to be made easier. In the dark alleys, there is a tiny light … Continue reading

Posted in Vista - The World through my Lens! | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The End that was the Beginning! (Initial Vision at the YIF)

Some very wise man once said that when we reach the end, we look back to the beginning. Well, there are only a couple of hours left for the YIF to come to an end, and I have decided to … Continue reading

Posted in 'S'milestones, Stories and Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment