Nautapas

Its been a while since I’ve posted here. I guess it’s the summer – too hot for any creative work. I’m exhausted by the time I get home that I don’t feel like doing anything else but take a shower and a nap. And increasingly, the naps are getting more and more drawn out. I […]

Bhopal Mela

Yesterday we had all gone to the annual Bhopal Mela. For the uninitiated, a Mela, is a carnival and every year around this time the local administration allocates a large ground to vendors and hawkers for a month. The fair has plenty of rides and toys for the kids, tones of shops selling everything from […]

Radio Mirchi

These days Bhopal seems to be under the grip of FM radio franchisee Radio Mirchi. It’s the first private radio network in India and though its been around for a while, only recently have they made inroads into the Bhopal market. The change in Bhopal’s listening habits is drastic. Suddenly, small FM receivers are the […]