Apr 292014
Travel Tuesday Picture: Village Life in Art of India

Life and Art of Rural India in Batik Print They say beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, so what is beauty to me, may not be good for you and vice versa. So browsing through some old pictures I found this simple bed sheet, that I find beautiful both for its art as well as for what it depicts in the print. For today’s picture I have chosen a picture of a bed sheet from one of the hotels I stayed in Pondicherry to attend an international marriage in a resort. Now on the face of it this bed [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 122012
Jugaad-The Hero of Indian Innovation

Let us see how Jugaad is the real Hero of Indian Innovation Some time back I posted on how to do Macro Photography using Desi Jugaad, so one of my American friends wanted to know what exactly a Jugaad is. I actually did not have an answer as Jugaad is Jugaad that is the beauty of Jugaad. Loosely translated it means to innovate, improvise, to fix something (e.g. a broken chair or a deal with a corrupt Neta or babu i.e. politician or bureaucrat) I actually like the part to fix a deal, as that captures the real essence [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]