When getting to the other side is a combat sport, pedestrians become foot-soldiers fighting for their lives
For Kashmir, where the sunbirds are silent
Want to be attractive to the opposite sex? Like, really attractive? Let’s count the ways.
Psychologists understand the megalomania of statue-building to be an art of territoriality, as steeped in patriarchy as it is in patriotism. But pigeons don’t care…
A black parrot. A green gecko. A flame-red sparrow. Blue oceans. But what made my Seychelles trip beautiful, ironically, was a pink slip
On January 17, that Nineties Bangalore chestnut Gangamma’s Pleasure came together for one last gig.
Tony Parker, Belgium-born NBA star and Tissot brand ambassador, shot a few hoops at Jungfraujoch, 3454 m above MSL. Against the icy flank of Jungfrau, not Switzerland’s highest mountain but certainly its most accessible four-thousander, Parker’s boys played the Swiss national team. Jungfrau Railways, which runs the historic cogwheel train to the top of Europe, brought fans and reporters by the bushel to cheer the players. Rubbing their numb hands and gasping in the rare alpine air, they played, they entertained and they won our hearts. And I think they won a few coveted Tissot collectibles, too!
Harambe the western lowland gorilla looked magnificent in pictures. It’s a pity and a shame that he’s dead. But it’s not enough to hang our heads in shame or comfort ourselves with clicktivism
In January I was invited by Jungle Lodges & Resorts to experience the Sharavathi Adventure Camp. Three full days and two nights of discovery, water-sports and nature-worship followed. I wrote two pieces (three, if you include a blog post on The Green Ogre) about my experiences at Sharavathi.