Photos: By the banks of the Hooghly river

I stopped by the banks of the river Hooghly, down Diamond Harbour Road in Kolkata. I did not get far enough where the River meets the Bay of Bengal. The Diamond Harbour Port Trust is the oldest operating port in India. It is around 50km away from Kolkata. Ofcourse, the Papdi chaats not to be […]

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Photography: Peacock

No amount of distraction could get the bird to stand up. I guess it knew what we were upto. I’m glad at least it stayed still for a photo. The Alipore Zoo is one of Kolkata’s highlights for travellers. I found some renovations in process. I hope they revamp the entire place for a better […]

Photography: Squirrel

It got curious as I stood still, came closer, enough for me to capture it within seconds of it speeding off. Squirrels aren’t a common sight around the house even though there is so much vegetation all around. They are fast and run away when people are around. This took a bit of patience. I […]

Poem: God is in control

I wish I was a poetI would write a cloudThe beauty of creation How they live out loud The picturesque skiesPaint stories untold How they all fit togetherColours, bright and bold The vastness of it allStirs my heart and soulThere is hope in the heavens God has everything in control