there he stood, in a dark greyish black sweatshirt and with a calm, quiet voice he said, “please gather around, we will begin shortly. i am a research student here and i will be your guide for the day.” what followed was a 30 minute treat where we roamed around the indian institute of advanced study, listened to stories, checked out exhibits and clicked a few … Continue reading 8 reasons why you should visit the indian institute of advanced study, shimla
Gaiety has got to be one of the complicated words in English, or at least for me. I always mess up the ‘e’, then need to lean backwards and stare at the word till it says I’m missing an ‘e’ or its ‘i’ before ‘e’… The actual Gaiety Theatre in Shimla is not missing anything, and if you haven’t been there then you’ve bypassed a charming … Continue reading the gaiety theatre at shimla
the joy in colour can never take away from the romance in black & white. presenting shimla coloured with shades of black and white with a lot of greys. Continue reading shimla: it’s all grey there!
I had been to Shimla when I was 11 years old, and even then people spoke about the crowd, excessive development, commercial establishments ruining the city and the downward slide of the once summer capital of the British Raj in India. I don’t remember much about that trip. I had gone with my parents and my cousins, and like all family trips, the children tend … Continue reading shimla and why it surprised me