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Archives for September 2007

Art’s sake

I can’t tell the difference between a Van Gogh and a Monet. Never could. Though I did study art in school I never got the hang of appreciating art which didn’t look real enough for me. I really don’t care to try and figure out what the artist was trying to say. If he wants […]

Oldest magic – 3

I lived in Ajmer till I was eleven years old. It was a very small one horse town in those days. There was a single bus plying on the route where I lived and the only other forms of transport were either horse driven carts (tongas) or human powered rickshaws. Since the railway was the […]

Oldest magic – 2

None of us was ever able to confirm whether she was a witch or not, nor have I ever found proof that they do exist but it was a story that stayed with me all these years. I never found out if the tale was to keep us kids in check or if my granny […]

Oldest magic – 2

None of us was ever able to confirm whether she was a witch or not, nor have I ever found proof that they do exist but it was a story that stayed with me all these years. I never found out if the tale was to keep us kids in check or if my granny […]

Oldest magic – 1

When I was a kid and growing up in Ajmer, I remember my granny telling me about the ‘witch’ living in the neighborhood. I must have been around five or six at the time. There were plenty of kids my age at the time living in our narrow lane. Those times were different. Everyone knew […]