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Blog ~ 100th post

Blog ~ 100th post

Through the last 99 posts we have toured around alleys, bathed in shadows of vernacular streetscapes, indulged in numerous off…
Blog ~ Have you felt it yet?

Blog ~ Have you felt it yet?

It’s as if the fully matured leaves of the Chinar tree are in perfect synchrony with nature’s music of the fall; as…
Tying a knot to tradition

Tying a knot to tradition

A familiar chatter swells in the air as feet chase the trail of a carelessly flying odhani in the by-lanes…
Biographies in stone

Biographies in stone

“My body is but wax and wick for flame. When the candle burns out, the light shines elsewhere.” Normandi Ellis,…
The vanishing act of lost wax!

The vanishing act of lost wax!

Bundele har bolo ke muh humne suni kahani thi ….. Lights cascading from fountains of oil lamps suspended from the…
From stone mates to soul mates

From stone mates to soul mates

He sculpted a pigeon out of marble that was mistaken for real by a flock of flying birds, who halted to gather…
Heroes of yesterday, Gods of today….

Heroes of yesterday, Gods of today….

Theater, street plays, wanderer storytellers have always given face to what were mere descriptions in the scripts. These tales, a…
The wearable canvas

The wearable canvas

The practice of self adornment and decoration has always been an integral part of human social life. And with improved…
Studded Splendors

Studded Splendors

‘Jab pyar kiya toh darna kya….” The landmark number from Mughal-e-Azam puts in front of us a thousand Madhubalas dancing in chorus…
Saurashtra Stitches

Saurashtra Stitches

Gujarat is synonymous with colourful embroideries with rich textures, saturated hues and interspersed sparkles. But it is not just Kutch,…
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