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A Pause

I travel to seek solace, to nurture my imagination and to explore stillness—everything that is overwhelmed by noise and fast-paced living. In the quietude of old cemeteries, in gardens and among  disintegrating monuments  I am able...

Bhagton ki Choti Haveli

  Bhagton Ki Haveli--This gracious haveli  is located in a narrow alley in the centre of Navalgarh town.   It is  comparatively smaller than the well known Poddar and Moraka havelis, but equally evocative. I took the...

Desert Greens

The grandeur and style of Shekawati's havelis have fascinated many. The words commending their beauty are profuse  and  yet more words in their praise on this blog entry would be unnecessary. Replacing words are pictures...

Lockdown Reading

On the evening before the second lockdown in Delhi I bought Forgotten Masters, Indian Painting for the East India Company for some easy lockdown reading. The book features the work of Indian artists who were...

Little Boxes

Class cannot be bought; it has to be practiced and inspired into elegant interiors and lifestyle. It is no cause for surprise that some of  the most elegant  Indian interior design today is inspired from...