Look, what’s on the wheels!

Wheels can take us around and our experiences, surely they are telling us a lot too; about their journeys, roads they have been to. Remember the poem, the “wheels of the bus go round and round…”

Well, here are some of those things that they are carrying, taking actions, experiences from one region to another across India. Continue reading “Look, what’s on the wheels!”

Silent Economy in India

There have been many times that you exchange money, without acknowledging the services that you expect or receive in return and that’s what I started calling ‘Silent Economy’. In India, it is quite visible in many forms.

Besides how we know it, by analogy, the word silence can be referred to any absence of communication, even other than speech/verbal and music.

Continue reading “Silent Economy in India”

Literature. Fashion. Art. creating a Global Image of India

Just recently there was the International Literary Festival in Pune (www.pilf.in) and people from all over came to express love for the written word. If you’re a bibliophile and a trendwatcher, this was one literary event, you would have liked to attend. The main social theme of the event was ‘global image of India’, to showcase India’s cultural richness & diversity. Continue reading “Literature. Fashion. Art. creating a Global Image of India”

Picture a Book

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested.” – Francis Bacon

And some are to be pictured!

While getting immersed in reading a book, we often go beyond the words, into the life of the author, book’s real purpose. Why and how the book was written and even how it might have impacted some people and relationships. Continue reading “Picture a Book”

Doors to new functions

People build doors for their spaces to divide functions. What drives their understanding of inside/outside?

What do they consider to select the build quality, the dimensions or the structure of this architectural element?

Do they call it an exit or an entrance? How does culture define the design of door?

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