Pondy – Of Pastels, Posing & Strolling

Planned on a random impulse, Pondy was going to be my first officially passive holiday, with a blank to-do list, the desire to feel rested and absolutely no attempt at any strenuous self improvement; in short, a break from the usual life and usual holidays. That I had earlier been to the region and checked … Continue reading Pondy – Of Pastels, Posing & Strolling


That place called a Garden

When I think Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights or Gone With the Wind, the first thing that comes to mind is their bucolic setting: long avenues, tree-lined driveways and the estates with their gardens. Rebecca's Manderley is a case in point. In our march towards progress,  high-rise and community garden are the new normal and houses with a … Continue reading That place called a Garden