Space

A spaced-in conversation.

Superiority

Two baboons engage in hierarchical inquiry and come to a curious crossroads about orientation.

Aloneness

A chat in a tent leads to a startling realisation about aloneness.

The Orange Ghost Miracle

Nothing out of the ordinary: just one of those days when a miracle occurs and a ghost is seen!

Arrowhead

Meet a guided missile with premium-apparel branding.

Dates with a Star

When I draw under starless skies memories of midday mimes, on sunlit days and a fairy land, the fondly kept tell vivid tales of a deathless date.  For the present is so vast that in it even the past resides. There was an untanned patch of hallow ground, from which there sprang grass green and…

How does it feel to see a wild tiger?

So how does it feel to see a wild tiger? I could tell you that waiting for a tiger to emerge feels like watching raindrops trickle off a roofline while awaiting your beloved – a wistful longing fanned by sweet anticipation. But that wouldn’t let you know what it’s like to melt in your own…

The Apples of My Eyes: All the Bandhavgarh Tigers I’ve Seen

Since I discovered the immensely pleasurable activity of watching tigers in 2006, I’ve had the privilege of visiting 17 tiger reserves, and each of these has been special, but none towers over my consciousness as a certain park, in an overwhelming sort of way.   Bandhavgarh. That name occupies so much space in my heart, that…