Great Waste

INTERVIEWER: Do you ever wonder what would have become of you if you had stayed in Trinidad? NAIPAUL: I would have killed myself. A friend of mine did—out of stress, I think. He was a boy of mixed race. A lovely boy, and very bright. It was a great waste. -The Art of Fiction 154, Paris Review…

Celebrating Green: Sacred and Wild

via Photo Challenge: It IS Easy Being Green! Burst of green inside the grand granite temple complex of Meenakshi, in Madurai. River Amaravati flows serenely flanked along the margins by green thicket.

On Blogging

“Your new year resolutions take a sudden anachronistic turn in the middle,” he said looking at the list. “They are not for you to read. Put that list aside please,” I said wrapping my vEtti. “Item #6 says Read Physical Books,” he said. I took the list from him and put it in my pocket. “You…