Fall colours in Summer #ThursdayTreeLove – 1

Fall colours in Summer #ThursdayTreeLove – 1

Last Fall when I went to New Jersey, I was amazed at how the foliage changed from green to brown, yellow and orange even before they finally fell off in November. Though we in Mumbai are facing a blazing summer, there is no sign yet of the brilliant red and orange blossoms of  Gulmohar which is, quite frankly, a rare species with new buildings taking up the place of old trees. However, Parul’s post brought back memories of my Fall…

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The Peshwa :Teaser Tuesday -28 March

The Peshwa :Teaser Tuesday -28 March

  The Peshwa I’ve always been a history buff and currently am reading ‘The Peshwa” by Ram Sivasankaran. This is the story of Baji Rao Peshwa, one of the greatest Maratha warriors. History is a great teacher and Maratha history is dear to my heart. The Maratha Empire established by Shivaji in the mid 17th Century was ruled by his son Sambhaji  and grandson Shahu after him. But, if truth be told, the real power behind the throne vested in…

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Tinted the wrong shade of rose #MondayMusings

Tinted the wrong shade of rose #MondayMusings

The wrong shade I do believe life is best seen through rose tinted glasses. It’s something to do with the tinted glass that makes objects appear sharper and better . As yet another month comes to a close and another week begins, I wonder at the futility of  so many things. LIKE Men who are more concerned about the world  at large but care a @&₹)* about the ones at home People who spend their lives squabbling over petty possessions…

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