Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it

Pootle list #28: 4 of 50 road-trips in India In July of this year, dusty and jaded, I went to my doctor, complaining of soul tiredness. She listened, with the right reverence, to my listless heartbeat, and intently peered at me over her bifocals. Drawing out her prescription pad, she wrote in beautiful calligraphy: Physically… Read More Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it

Road Trip to Hampi and Another Birthday

Pootle list #28: 3 of 50 roadtrips in India To celebrate SG’s brother’s birthday, we drove to the the World Heritage site of Hampi, over the weekend. Dotted with ruins from a bygone era nestled among massive boulders that have been carelessly dropped by craggy giants, the landscape in Hampi inspires awe, wonder and flights of fantasy. … Read More Road Trip to Hampi and Another Birthday

In pursuit of some answers and happiness

It seems selfish, and shameful that I should be planning my next wanderlust trip against the backdrop of the headlines from Paris, Baghdad and Beirut. When entire nations are in mourning, what right does one person have to carry on, seemingly unaffected, blithely planning a trip which involves pointless hedonistic activities such as swimming with… Read More In pursuit of some answers and happiness