As I settle down to write about the lockdown an insistent sparrow comes knocking on my windowpane. Not shy of people, of being in close proximity to the built environment and particularly asking for nothing, it came by to say a quick hello stare at my screen and went its way. As I stay inside … Continue reading (Un)Caged!
We like in such skewed times, and we have a Virus to crown for it. The rapidly mutating and evolving virus is fast overtaking our immune systems, only time can tell us where this takes us for even the most well-intentioned keel is being brought to their knees. Staying home seems to be the only … Continue reading When minus is a plus!
Project Data Type: Featherlite Retail Store Location: Hyderabad, India Area: 4500 sft Year: 2019 Photographs: Vishal Siddamsetty If space is a canvas, one on which life enfolds, then retail spaces are a prima donna kind of canvas. A space where the product on display is the star, where space itself then takes a back-seat, … Continue reading Project Focus No 3: Featherlite Retail Store
Project Data Type: Apartment Location: Secunderabad, India Area: 1200 sft Year: November, 2019 Photographs: Client Modern homes have a plethora of roles to play, they are to be a sparkler of joy, a haven of peace, a matter of inspiration, a harbinger of creativity, an expression of individual persona and mostly just a place … Continue reading Project Focus No 2: VV Residence
Am sitting stuck with glue to the teepee and the marquee aching literally to end the duree The end known to a few muttering to be utterly carefree without a clue, a rhyme or whee There is wonder that grew out of time spent in sudden soiree with leisure to spare boredom and … Continue reading The Trinkling of thirty-three!
A place I live and I’d rather be, Covid or not!
Hello my dear readers!! Before I flit off my next blog on mommies of the animal kingdom, here's -a big thank you to all of you reading my blog. Thank you for subscribing and thank you for sticking around. Just to ensure I don't disappear away like I always do, I renewed (in time, phew!) … Continue reading Mothers in the Animal Kingdom!
The mornings are of wonder A sweet mention they render With chirpy birds on a branch And squirrels tied in a ranch When waketh a malely matron Unfurling a bleakly spectron Of chattering and battering teeth And a rosy cheeky chewy tweed While pottering and pattering There is certain hammering Shrinking every little pride Into … Continue reading Swan among Rats
The bells are chiming aloud marking the journey abound There are but a few twinkles those worth many a wrinkle Where laughs bring together curves tumbler after tumbler A hope is a prayer surrendered to the mighty heavens rendered Lots to come and lots afore words are but slight vendors … Continue reading Hear me now!
Of all the tombs in the world, none is as poetic and grand as the Taj Mahal, the symbol of love, though tainted with a zillion stories in the books of history, never fails to impress. The Humayun's tomb, another one such architectural spectacle is not so tainted as it is celebrated. Taj's lesser known … Continue reading Humayun ka Makbara