Upside of watching a movie alone? Choice between Seat 7 & 17. And no one takes it, right until the last minute.
He’s never driven a tractor or opened an irrigation valve. He’s never put a dusty boot on the neck of a shovel and dug down into the soil. Reporting as this. As though the writer can’t help being lyrical about the subject. The Land Baron gets described here - He wouldn’t know one of his Valencia orange … Continue reading
To a season that undid us, I add four more. At this turn, it is relieving. Maybe, time helped. The light of Paris blinded me. As she goes on to say in The Ambassadors, “We’re all looking at each other- and in the light of Paris one sees what things resemble. That’s what the light … Continue reading
Too much water in the pressure-cooker. Meals, when I’m back to the pad.
This is Water!Back to DFW this morning.
‘Body Offering’ opens with this quote. Makrand Paranjape’s novel has time and again showed itself up on the shelves as I walk past. May be this is what must be read. So, today!
20/2/2018 ‘Stasis’ An intent of weeks long travel ends abruptly. From moving eastward, it turned to falling southward back to the start. Read Derek Walcott’s fine piece on Antilles on the way back, this evening. If ever one was assertive, firm and incisive in the most elegantly soft and poetic manner, it is Walcott. He … Continue reading