World Gypsy day

One of the dance forms we learnt in our Bharatnatyam curriculum was the gypsy dance, the costume would vivid, with gold spangles, and colourful hair tassels’, a tambourine in the hand and quick beats. Most of us loved it for the sheer energy it created. Gypsies seemed exotic. Gypsies the Nomads.. Travelling in caravans, in …

Gokarana

Yesterday being  Ganesh Chaturthi, we decided to drive down to Gokarna. I have no pictures of either temple or the surrounding, for I was lost in memories of the two which visited years ago. The legend has it that Ravana the Lord of Lanka, carried the atma lingam of Shiva, fearing the consequences of this, …

A Xocolatl-Ode

There are some days, that deserve to be drowned at birth and everyone sent back to bed with a hot brandy a box of chocolates and warm energetic companion, today is definitely one of those days, for today is the International chocolate day, an observance that occurs globally every year. Celebration includes consumption of chocolate; …