Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements

Goodbye Bengaluru!

As I was walking into the office on Thursday 21st December to bid farewell to colleagues I was feeling a huge mixture of emotions. I was hugely proud and happy to be heading to a »

Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements

The Indian Traffic

I’ve gotten quite a bit of exposure to living with the time zone difference and dealing with Indian traffic. My hometown Harare, Zimbabwe is in Central Africa (CAT) time zone. Bengaluru, India is on India »

Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements

Hello Bengaluru

I’m currently on a six month Idex Fellowship in Bengaluru, India . I will be writing this blog as I go along and then periodically post my progress. This is my first trip to India, »

Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements

In love with Bengaluru’s metro

“I ride alongside business people aggressively typing out texts, giggling school children, backpack-clad college students, women with grocery bags, men talking on the phone, young couples tightly gripping each others’ hands and teenagers with music blaring out their earphones. There is no touristy glamour. For a second I feel slightly less of an outsider.” »