Monthly Archives: September, 2010

Celebrating Daughters! What Makes A Girl Child Special?

Just the other day when I finished reading Vladimir Nobokov’s Lolita, I somehow felt immensely proud of Lolita, the protagonist. She, being a woman, better to say a female (and rather a proud one), dared enough to twist and mold the fate of a man, who was not only twice her age but also doubled […]

Capturing Priceless Moments From Second Childhood: Photographing Elderly!

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable.  Victor Hugo A good photograph of an elderly person captures that grace, the experience, and the knowledge gained over the years, rather than just the wrinkles.    Photographing elderly people can seem like a challenge to the inexperienced photographer, but if he/she can go beyond what is […]

…And It Flows Till Eternity

All rivers, even the most dazzling, those that catch the sun in their course, all rivers go down to the ocean and drown. And life awaits man as the sea awaits the river. Simone Schwarz-Bart

Some Thoughts On Howrah Bridge

  To a poet’s or a painter’s imagination, the Howrah Bridge stands as a bridge on troubled waters spreading its arms to home denizens of all culture. This colossal structure has witnessed the alternation of cultural, economic, and political color. In the midst of post-modern development and the passé of babu culture, the bridge sighs […]