Trolls

Trolls are mythical ugly creatures depicted as either a giant or a dwarf. In the early 17th century, the term troll comes from Old Norse, Swedish and Danish stories. The first English use is from Shetland; the term was adopted more widely into English in the mid 19th century. Trolls are still used in my…

Fix The Leak

My mother and I have an eye for the quirkiest of things. So when she went on her trip around Europe, there was no way she couldn’t bring me a replica of the famous Peeing Boy (Manneken-Pis). This little boy is the “emblem of the rebellious spirit of the City of Brussels”, and he suits…

Praha, Revisited

My brother gifted me a new prime lens, and I was trying to check the clarity and amount of details the images can produce. This particular fridge magnet is an embossed representation of the Charles bridge at Prague. The kit lens makes the image look flat, but with this one, the shot comes to life,…

How Fine Is Fine?

This is a tongue-in-cheek fridge magnet that my brother gifted to me after returning from Singapore for the first time. We live in a nation where very little rules are being followed, so this comes across as a cultural shock for many who migrate. However, since then his point of view has altered drastically. If…