One of the exhibits at Bagore ki haveli, is a hall filled with puppets—of colourful Rajasthani men, women and animals. I'll let the puppets introduce themselves: We are only puppets, our strings are being pulled by unknown forces. ― Georg Büchner “Sometimes when I'm writing, I wonder if the words have a mind of their … Continue reading Puppets
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. –Pablo Picasso Which is why, perhaps, it must spill out of the halls of exhibitions and galleries, and enter the public space. Perhaps it was the influence of Mario, or the general laid back 'hippie' culture that is now synonymous with … Continue reading Art for all
It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time. –David Allan Coe The Gwalior Fort, constructed atop a hill, is a mammoth structure. Legends say its construction began in the 3rd Century, while historical accounts put it anywhere between … Continue reading Resilience
A few years ago, I asked a couple of my friends to give me their favourite quotes. I had planned to make something out of the quotes and gift them. I wasn't very happy with the results and decided not to give them. I eventually gave one to my friend after she saw the post … Continue reading Come, fly with me…
When I began sketching out the letters of this quote, my sister-in-law asked me. 'You really believe that...? You need to work your bum off to achieve things. The universe won't hand it to you on a platter.' This is a quote I strongly believe in. And so I defended it thus, 'No. Who said … Continue reading When You Want Something
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