Spot them…Spout, neck, step, elevated neck, cornice, bell… yes, you can actually play I spy with my naked eye with your family while in Amsterdam. “These are the types of gables hiding the pointy roofs and architectural idiosyncrasies of the … Continue reading Gables, cheese, canals and the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Having spent all of my childhood in Jaipur, the arts and crafts of the place find a special connect with me. Over the years, enjoying the lovely imperfections of hand printed clothing, I have found them just the right ones … Continue reading Anokhi Museum in Amber, Jaipur – Rajasthan, India
Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker, Filmmaker, Performant Artist, Surrealist – Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dali i Domenech. That’s Salvador Dali for you. One of the most known, most versatile and most prolific artist of the twentieth century. Spanish surrealist. Fellow Spaniard … Continue reading Espace Dali, an itsy bitsy art gallery of surreality. A Dali museum in Montmartre – Paris, France.
Crisp winter mornings and a drive to a picnic spot make up one of my most favourite things to do on a weekend since childhood. So since the time I had come to know of this place less than 100 … Continue reading Bit of history, mythology and archaeology of 1000 years ago. Avani, Kolar – Karnataka, India.
How the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come influence the cold-hearted Scrooge to see the error of his ways … this prose by Charles Dickens has been one of my most favourite stories to read to … Continue reading A Christmas Carol – have you read it this Christmas? Charles Dickens, London, U.K.
When the elderly owners retired in 1981, they simply locked the door. The Jewellery Quarter Discovery center is a ‘time capsule’ of a jewellery workshop. Everything was left as it was of the then family-run firm of Smith and Pepper … Continue reading Museum of the Jewellery Quarter – Birmingham, U. K.
Part 1 – Edam Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Anne Frank… the essential check points of our travel wish-list to Amsterdam, the capital of the kingdom of The Netherlands. These were further highlighted by Tulips, cheese and Stroopwafels. Our trip to the … Continue reading Edam, Volendam, Marken. Day trip to Holland’s three picture perfect towns – Say cheese!