Getting a lot of things done each day feels good...until it's too much to handle! Here's how I view multitasking and how I go about setting a daily routine.
The Tamil Sangam period in history is characterized by eloquent poetry and elegant wordplay, much like the myriad landscapes of Tamil Nadu. While at the ACCC, I heard a word thrown around a lot - ‘ainthinai.’ When broken down, it simply means five (“ain”) landscapes (“thinai”). The five landscapes refer to both the varied topography…
Return to the Forest
A dramatic return to the magical wet evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, heralded by the birds and wildlife that call this landscape home.
My WFH Nook
A week of WFH led to a surprising discovery and a new nook!
A Morning at Kannamangala Kere
A morning cycle ride in Whitefield always leads to the lap of nature. Today, my journey took me through countless emerald fields, on bumpy dirt roads, and past a serene temple, right to Kannamangala Kere (lake), a hidden gem in the outskirts of Bengaluru. Kannamangala Lake is not particularly easy to access, nor is it…
A lot of things Myristica
A tryst with freshwater swamps....and unfolding projects surrounding these rare systems...keeps me on my toes!
A Nature Walk in the Rains
Documenting days of watching birds in the rain in Bengaluru....with a kitten on my shoulder for company!
Cloaked in sleek night and windy stripes, Slinking, barely rustling, an arrow taut in the string of a bow, A heady scent on the breeze, old blood and rotting flesh, Cheetal bark, tails flashing, legs leaping, Fangs flash silver, hunting knives, Rounded pugmarks pressed into the moist earth, a promise. Whiplash! A snake-like tail flashes…
A Life (minus) Wildlife (thank you COVID-19…) – Updates
Hello folks! Thanks for following me and being such a wonderful support system over the past 4 years since I got this blog - now my personal/professional website - up and running! It really means a lot to me. Life has been overwhelmingly busy these past few months. I was lucky enough to be surrounded…
My Lockdown Reading List Pt. 2 – Mythological and Historical Fiction
Here's my 2nd lockdown reading list, this time focusing on mythological and historical fiction! There are recommendations that I've read, and some that I am waiting to read, and there are books for all ages in this list (except readers under age 10, I'm afraid). Enjoy, stay indoors, and let me know your favourites!