On the other side

Wrote a quick poem today. Its based on something that I’ve been feeling lately – the absence of the fear of crossing over. Losing someone you love to death is frightening or seeing someone you love, suffering or suffering from a disease is terrible but death itself is not. What do you think of it?…

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Art : Wine and fruit

Its been raining heavily in Mumbai since the last few days. When the rains had stopped for a few days in the first week of August, I grieved thst the end of the monsoons had come. It meant that the weather would go back to being hot and humid again. However, our domestic help informed…

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ART: Colors of India

I did this watercolor painting based on a photograph by Hussam Zaki that I found of Pinterest. My second painting from a photograph was challenging yet satisfying once it began taking shape. You’ll see the painting is different from the kind of pictures you’re used to seeing me paint. But I gather as an artist…

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Art: Around the corner

It’s been quite some time since I did a watercolor painting and if I don’t do watercolors for long, I tend to lose whatever confidence I gained doing it. Its a vicious cycle that I tend to get sucked into. After doing two acrylic paintings (because the canvases had been lying around for long), I…

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