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January 22nd, 2019

Too, too cute!

On a scale of totally wonderful wedding anniversary wishes, this one is a perfect 10 🙂

Sometimes, India makes me laugh out loud with delight, & these charming wishes did just that!

January 7th, 2019

Anyone for a coddling grip?

I made a New Year Resolution to digitise all my thousands upon thousands of transparencies.

Back in the day, before digital photography ruined my livelihood, I used to work for about 20 different photo libraries around the globe, supplying them all with photos. So I have a mammoth task in front of me, in terms of numbers of images to be scanned and, naturally, emotional trips down memory lane.

I’m sharing some of the images on my Instagram feed @decadeography, and others I’ll share with you here.

Like this cracker from late 1980s Delhi.

Talk about wordy advertising 😛 but with all that passionate and tantalizing […]

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January 6th, 2019

So farewell, then, gorgeous fairy lights

It’s not even 10 o’clock in the morning and I am already feeling bereft.

Downcast.

An empty, undecorated void in my heart and, most glaringly obvious, in my home.

Today, 6 January, is the day I take down my Christmas decorations.

We did it on this date in my childhood home, on the basis that 6 January is when the 3 Kings are supposed to have arrived to see the baby Jesus. I never quite got it why all the jolly decorations had to come down on the very day royalty rocked up, but there you go. Traditions are […]

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December 27th, 2018

When a wedding almost goes to the dogs…

…in the BEST possible way, I hasten to add.

Last week was a happy week full of the celebrations leading up to the Sunday wedding of 2 cool young friends of ours, Alisha Mehra & Kula Naidu.

It was a wonderful few days of happy celebrations, with friends and family, as well as the 2 family dogs who played a starring role.

The dogs wandered through all the pre-wedding festivities with great aplomb, even joining people on the dance floor at the mehendi.

But come the wedding on a beautiful sunny Sunday, and the dogs were so stellar they […]

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