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
Ramanagara to most is where Sholay was filmed, er, immortalised. But that’s the part I like to give a miss. There’s more, and it’s awesome
Romantic poets are boring. But that’s because we’re not in touch with nature as they were. One skylark song made me respect Shelley. If just a little.
Having been a Bangalorean for longer than I can remember, I didn’t expect a walk in the park to rearrange the cards in my head. When I joined Vijay Thiruvady on the Green Heritage Walk he leads at Lal Bagh, I was enthusiastic though troubled by a nascent cynicism.