Deepa's Jottings

A Lady Cobbler…..

I regularly visit this lady cobbler in J P Nagar 3rd Phase: I am always impressed by her cheerful, smiling demeanour,and struck up a long conversation with her today. Her name is Mariamma, and she

Dashing through the streets

Caught in a dilemma

Five hours in the car. Five hours without food, water. Five hours of incessant horns, weak phone signals, frustrated commuters, wailing ambulances, and broken down trucks. And if you look out of your car window to see

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Dashing through the streets

In a deeper vein

"She is from a village near Bangalore. Leaving behind the plot of land to her husband’s brothers, she and her family moved to the city decades back. Migrating from rural happy poverty to urban hand-to-mouth


A young demonstrator

Amongst the many images and impressions at that I saw and experienced at the "Namma Raste, Namma Ooru" walk on Sunday, 9th November 2008, was the picture of this tiny tot; She didn’t seem to