Appearances

The above images copyrighted to shunya.net. Pictures taken Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India   Only absolute necessity would drive us from our holiday retreat almost seven thousand feet high on Kodaikanal Mountain, overlooking blistering hot coastal plains of South India. In order to reach our holiday haven we had to endure two days travel, barely pausing in our journey to purchase food or fuel. The only … Continue reading Appearances

Accumulated Treasure

My secretary Stella had just placed mail on the office desk. There was time before committee schedules began so I began work on a pile of correspondence. The lazy whirl of an overhead fan made this exercise interesting. Turning off the fan would cause intense discomfort and profuse sweating in Mumbai’s thick humidity. We couldn’t afford to run an air conditioner. With fan on, strategic … Continue reading Accumulated Treasure