2016 marks the launch of a puzzle and activity book that I have worked on for a good six months or so. Each puzzle showcases a unique facet of Incredible India – its people, monuments, places, flora, and fauna. From … Continue reading →
The chaotic wonder that is Purani Dilli or Old Delhi, with stunning Mughal-era monuments, spice markets, haphazard settlements, bands of feral monkeys and gol gappas. Lots of gol gappas. Prints at Society 6.
Ah…spices! South Asian food is the magical result of blending herbs and spices to create heady aromas and deep rich flavors. There are no exact measurements, just a pinch of this and a handful of that, and over time, good cooks learn … Continue reading →
The gathering of devotees at the Kumbh Mela every four years is a spectacle unlike any other on this planet. (If you have never seen it, search for images right now!) To be completely honest, I don’t think I will … Continue reading →
Highway eateries or dhaabas are quintessentially desi – they represent a welcome oasis along long, dusty highways and provide some of the best food to be had. Seen here is a lorry driver taking a much-needed chai break and probably … Continue reading →
A tribute to Norman Rockwell’s “The Gossips” from 1948. I have always loved this illustration of Rockwell’s, the expressions and details are fascinating. Over the years, I have made a number of little faces for picture books – Bye, Bye, … Continue reading →
Goa, lovely Goa! This tiny state in India is one of the more liberal, laid-back places in the country. It is also serene, picturesque and possibly one of the best places for a holiday in the region. The beautiful … Continue reading →
Anyone who has lived or visited India will recognize this scene! Traffic jams or gridlocks in India are so dense that they appear to defy the laws of physics, yet somehow they untangle and life goes on. I used paper collage … Continue reading →