The pumpkins of biodiversity conservation

In most parts of India, it is common to see smashed pumpkins early morning in front of stores. The belief is that negative elements accrued through the day that affects business are captured inside the pumpkin and exterminated at the end of the day. When I came across pictures from news articles about ‘poachers’ being... Continue Reading →

Stowe – a journey back in time?

A scene shot in Stowe for a James Bond movie is my excuse for stealing from a dialogue in Skyfall for the title of this blog. Watching the BBC documentary on ‘Four British Gardens in Time’, I imagined Stowe to be a large canvas in which Lord Cobham was able to express himself through buildings,... Continue Reading →

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