Football, rain or shine. This setting in Harvalem in the shadow of the Western Sahyadri range in northeast Goa is spectacular. I am sure the local politico and his whores (read builder buddies) will find a way to cure this. Once a common sight, today not-so-common, since coconut orchards are being depleted […]
Monthly Archives: September 2013
Fjords within a fjord. Ísafjarðardjúp is the largest fjord in the Westfjords region of Iceland. The word is constituted from Ís (ice) + fjarðar (fjords) + djúp (deep). Several smaller fjords open into it. Two interpretations of a single frame taken looking westward along Ísafjarðardjúp are offered.
Where you check out. ￼वासांसि जीर्णानि यथा विहाय नवानि गृह्णाति नरोऽपराणि। तथा शरीराणि विहाय जीर्णान्यन्यानि संयाति नवानि देही।।￼ Just as a person casts off worn-out garments and puts on others that are new, even so does the embodied soul cast off worn-out bodies and take on others that are new. Chapter 2, Shloka 22 of […]
Magical light of Iceland. These are scenes of a summers’ night I spent cruising along Skagafjörður in north Iceland. Being all alone around midnight on the edge of the fjord, with the quiet landscape drenched by the low sun, was an unforgettable experience in “shuddering before the beautiful.” I had a good mind to set […]
Apple’s forgotten co-founder. It is well known that Apple Computer was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Not as well known is that there was a third co-founder – Ronald Wayne. With Jobs and Wozniak wet behind the ears at the time, Ron was the adult in the room. He conceived the […]