Writings on The Wall #17: The Countryside

The Covid-19 pandemic is perhaps the perfect time to rediscover the joys of nature in the countryside. Many people in the US and elsewhere are said to have left the big city, its crowds and congestion behind and made their homes out in the country, if only for a while. In my post on the… Continue reading Writings on The Wall #17: The Countryside

50 Years of Earth Day

Today, April 22, 2020, happens to be Earth Day. Not just any Earth Day, but the fiftieth anniversary. What a time to be commemorating it, right in the middle of a Covid pandemic. That's why the event has gone digital this year, the official website informs us. Speaking of climate change, it is unfortunate that… Continue reading 50 Years of Earth Day

A Winter-Springtime Ode to Goa

“If Winter is here, can Spring be far behind?” - Percy Bysshe Shelley So said the great poet, but strangely enough, winter is springtime in Goa! It’s when the air is clean and crisp and when the skies are blue. It’s when the sun smiles down gently and when the birds sing. It doesn’t just… Continue reading A Winter-Springtime Ode to Goa