Cow & Bike

Reminds me of the old Cow & Gate tins of baby food.


Election Noose?

Noose for the citizens?
More noose?

Casuarina log barricades have been put up carelessly around the polling booth in Indira Nagar (Hindu School) with ropes hanging like a noose. Could be dangerous for two-wheeler riders and pedestrians.

Golden Cover

Flowers of the Copper pod tree

During the morning walk, I came across a parked car covered with yellow flowers of the Copper pod tree (also known as Rusty Shield Bearer of Yellow Gulmohur) Botanical name:  Peltophorum pterocarpum


Mural abstract

An abstract from the Indira Nagar MRTS station wall mural.

Taken with a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4


Lest we forget

Lest we forget when the lockdown started. A tear-off daily calendar on the dashboard of a taxi parked near a school since March 2020.

Covid Casualty?

In the dumps

An abandoned Teddy Bear in the junk along with a toilet bowl.

Nature Reboots

New leaves spring from a tree (Sterculia foetida) in my compound during the extended lockout.


roadside iron cart
roadside iron cart

If you want an extra power IroNNing come here.

An ironing cart on the streets at Royapettah.

Xioami Redmi Note 4



Blouse embroidery
Blouse embroidery

This embroiderer is from Hooghly District of West Bengal. He works at a leading textile showroom embellishing blouses under the supervision of a local master embroiderer. Each blouse as shown in the specimen can cost several thousand rupees.

Taken with a phone camera.


To Go or Not to Go

Coffee shop in West Mambalam
Coffee shop in West Mambalam

Dilemma of a Photowalker at West Mambalam: To go in or not.