Coorg – flush with lush coffee

My wife’s dad’s ancestral home is Coorg. Thus she is one part Coorg. If you ever meet anyone from Coorg, notice how proud they are of that fact. There is always a rarefied air about them, explaining why their noses are pointed up when they say they are from Coorg. Coorg doesn’t even exist anymore. […]

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12th Wedding Anniversary poems

My poem to Shwetha – A Promise A promise to support you; Through days dark and days bright and blue A promise to grow together in strength; Through times fast and times forever in length A promise to preserve our wealth; Through good education and good health A promise to share our joys and sorrows; […]

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Fujifilm X100F – A new romance

Sometimes a shiny new toy is exactly what one needs. 15 years ago, I bought my first digital camera, a Fujifilm Finepix 2650 2.0 megapixel point and shoot. There was something about it, the shine, the ease of use, the quality of the photo and the instant gratification of seeing the images. I was hooked. […]

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Two mothers

You tell me, I used to hold and tug your dress, You tell me, I slept with your hand in mine, It must be true, for you give me strength with a gentle press, I am thankful, for you helped me grow strong and fine. I remember, waiting for lunchtime, to open my tiffin, I […]

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