Goa in the Monsoon: An Ovidian Landscape

The South-west monsoon in this part of the world is unlike anything you would have experienced anywhere in the world.  It is unlike anything you experience anywhere else in India, for that matter. It arrives with fair warning, mostly a week after it has made landfall in Kerala. And yet, it is a phenomenon for…

I am saddened that the Indian team didn't make it to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Final, thanks to some poor decision making by the team management and poor batting by the batsmen. But I am glad the other Men in Blue team made it and won it, for reasons different from those you…

Owl Wisdom Time!

It is almost six months since I made this video for my blog, but have been saving it for the right time to share. In the midst of so much happening, what with trade wars, culture wars and even the threat of real wars, I thought this might be the time to tell folks that…

G20: A Summit in Need of Statesmanship

If, after watching news of the recently concluded G20 Summit, you got the impression that the global economy is chugging along fine and that countries were getting along fine, you can attribute it to one person: the world leader with the world-leading tweet! After firing off a set of confrontational tweets in customary style, Trump…

For Birds of All Feathers!

I had shared this video in March 2019, when Peripatetic Perch was approaching six months since inception. It was an opportunity to share this Quik (quite literally!) video that I put together using stock footage and music on my tablet, for all my feathered friends out there. Four months later, I have created a shorter,…