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Deepa's Jottings

Scents of nature…

One of the trees that flowers profusely right now is “akasha mallige” or the Indian Cork Tree. I collect a few flowers each morning while on my morning walk, and put them in a small

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Deepa's Jottings

364 days to Christmas….

Christmas is over…spare a thought for those who sell knick-knacks like these cheap Santa caps, have so many of them left over…unsold, not putting even the meagre money in their pockets that they were hoping

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Everyday City

Life in the Streets

In India, as in other emerging economies, the physical development of the city is influenced by the everyday practices of its people. The Urban spaces are continually transformed by social, cultural, religious, political, economic and