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Fondation Beyeler – Monet 17

One of Monet’s seascapes. He chooses his place carefully, the sunlight catching the city at just the right angle. Placed perfectly between the green canopies of the trees, the azure of the sky and the deeper blues of the ocean, it seems suspended in mid-air. Why is there no path to it visible, I wondered.

Heidelberg – 32

The display at the Deutsch Apotheken Muesum at Heidelberg also boasts a vast collection of various herbs, roots, and other various plant bits and minerals and what not; stuff used for preparing medicinal solutions/infusions/salves/powders. A glimpse of some of these follows in these few posts. Apart from the endless line of plant parts, minerals and … Continue reading

Pun of the weak

What did the kid face at home after failing in Algebra? The after-math. (dedicated to “bays in bars”)

Lessons In Defiance

As the few regular readers I have would know, I seldom reblog. This post by zenlikefuck is definitely worth a read though. Source: Lessons In Defiance

Old friend

Met an old friend after quite some time the other night. Strangely, the friend didn’t feel a stranger…

Why I’m Wordless At Times

Originally posted on The World Is a Book…:
“Why I’m wordless at times…” by Dr. Hb (hbhatnagar) A moment of courage A moment of doubt A quick look within A quicker without And then you are with me And now I’m alone And that’s how I forget All words that I’ve known Thank you, Dr. Hb…

With due respect to Armstrong 

When the walls come crashing in… 


1911. I wonder how disappointed he would be? 

Six word story 

Die. See how little you mattered. 

The Indian edition of my book is published!

Originally posted on Mick Canning:
Well, it’s taken me long enough, as I’m sure everyone will agree, but I have finally managed to publish Making Friends with the Crocodile as a Print on demand paperback in India! Hurrah! It is published by Pothi, and is available on their site, here, and on Amazon.in and Flipkart. It is…