Monday, July 27, 2015

Watched a stunning documentary over the weekend--So far from home by Mira Nair, circa 1982.
Brilliantly told tale of a migrant from the home state.
Days later the story about the newspaper vendor tugs at the heart strings.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Ajmer fort where His Majesty the Emperor Jahangir of India and all her lands granted audience to Thomas Roe, circa 1615 (? 1616), Ambassador of King James I of England, and granted permission to trade. A decision that set of a domino chain of events, and thus was a subcontinent lost
The window where Emperor Jahangir granted audience

Barli inscription. circa 443 BC. 

Goosebumps… the diary entry from Thomas Roe’s journal --

Barli inscriptions circa 443 BC. Believed to be amongst the oldest in India (and the world?).

Peace at the shrine. Feel blessed.

Sunday, the Bamboo trail, SGNP. Heavenly!

Monday, July 06, 2015

IV.26  The Thespian
What a commanding presence
Holding an audience spellbound
(An audience spilling-over into the aisles and steps, spellbound)
With a flick of his wrist, a look
A perfectly delivered line
What a voice
What energy, flexible as an acrobat
Solid story, perchance
 even a reading of the Telephone Directory

Would be as impressive in that voice.