Where in the world do they understand accomplishment as something other than a medal? Auroville Marathon ofcourse !
Bonjour India Pondicherry 09/02/2018 Attended an unusual in music concert in the evening - Flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia with Diabolous in Musica, a group performing Gregorain Chants. Life throws up a surprise and this time it was musical. Loved the voices. There was one playing a harp to accompany the vocals. Also, was pained to see … Continue reading
In the grove, waking up to this one. It is a time warp. Averting eyes from all things that anchor the present.
Trust this bookstore to always throw up a gem of a book, which comes through as a meteor striking. There are two meteors this afternoon and they were promptly taken. Vak, continues. Its shelves have the same variety of literature, which hasn’t changed over the years but which makes a different meaning everytime the visitor … Continue reading
09/02/2018 Pondicherry Woke up when the town settled for its siesta. Coffee House in a few minutes and time travel to a decade back immediately after. Nostalgia is reassuring at times. And borrowing JK’s quote from Bombay talks of February 1985, ‘that benediction is where you are’.
Night is a slow progress. Tomorrow’s sun will be on the Eastern coast. In that town where the years of youth lay strewn on it’s streets and its beaches. Where one dreamt and goes to dream, over and over again. Delusional or reasonable, either way… This place is about hope and cheer.
Amal Kiran & poetry
Amal Kiran ! This guy is one of those tiny flowers with an intense colour, tucked way off the meadow on a mountain trail where not many venture and so not many would know of. Moreover, such flowers grow a little closer to the precipice for folks to know of their existence. How do I … Continue reading Amal Kiran & poetry
Long distance running – a step at a time
This is about running. I write this because it is not every week that limits are pushed to a delirious state. On Sunday, I completed my first organized and timed full marathon. I ran the Auroville Marathon in Pondicherry. This makes it the first long run of the year. I've been running 30km, 35km and … Continue reading Long distance running – a step at a time