Paradox of running 24/06/2018GKVK TrailAmong the many little epiphanies that constitute daily life, this evening’s was discovery of a paradox. When more time is taken to enjoy the views on a trail, precious run time minutes are spent on photographing instead of running, then the pace and distance improves. Not sure how. But it does. [...]

Social History and the City: A guided tour of Avenue Road

Heterodox is flavour of the season. This encourages me to make transgression into history, a discipline where I can only be described as a consumer of texts and accounts of places and events. Hobsbawm's collection of essays Uncommon People and his endearing essay on jazz music remains a favourite reading in history. I have enjoyed [...]

Some trails

​Bangalore Mountain Festival 29/1/2017 This was a short ride and a short run combo. Rode out this morning for a trail  run outside the city. Early hours, the yellow of the city roads and the engine's rhythm worked up nostalgia of a dozen road trips. Reached the venue after overshooting some 20  km in the [...]