Month: July 2018

Mango Picking!

Indian summers aren’t complete without eating mangoes. The more the merrier… We went on a mango picking trip, driving about 90 kms away one-way from Bangalore to a farm in Krishnagiri in the neighboring state. Now, that’s what love for mangoes can do to you!

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A Boat Ride to Umananda Temple, Guwahati

You can never go wrong with an ancient temple, in the middle of an island, in the middle of a humongous river (The Brahmaputra)… A summer trip to Meghalaya, with a stop over at Guwahati in Assam. A personal boat provided by a tout who fleece their customers. The same old queues to enter the …

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The Rain Gods Smiled…and then there was water!

After a wonderfully unsuccessful attempt at digging an open well and getting nothing in the name of water…how about this? a few days of rain and my well swelled up with water. To top it, the water remained so for several weeks now! It has been two months and the immense happiness I have got …

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A Puppy!

In July, I went back to pencil sketching. My speed has increased and hopefully so, my quality of work. I completed this in about four hours with breaks in between. The focus was on the eyes and the hairy contours in the body, especially the ears. Here is how I started working on it. The …

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