Close Encounters With No One

  When you visit St. Mary’s Island off Malpe, Karnataka, you realize how connected the world truly was; in the physical sense. Popularly known as the Coconut Island and Thonsepar, these four small islands have been formed from columnar basaltic lava. It is said that the basalt was created by sub-aerial sub-volcanic activity, from Madagascar,…

Tug and Pull

All five classic elements of nature— Air, water, fire, earth and space—are essential to make us the beings that we are. Our body is 70% made up of water; the air passing through our voice box and ear drums convert into sound. The fire in our belly makes us hungry. Our body is biodegradable (we…

Wavering Minds

I am a through water baby, and the Malpe beach in Karnataka certainly doesn’t disappoint. It’s possibly the cleanest beach with the roughest of waters. But the rough seas and seashell-laden beach with golden sands reminded me of how my own mind functions. As I went deeper into the sea, the waters got rougher; not…

Soak Up The Sun

I miss the beach terribly, despite how filthy and smelly they are back home. Moreover, you will rarely see women donning swim wear at local. But for most, summers mean the water, a good read, a lot of sand and sun dresses. Basically the stolen me time. With so much of stress on our heads,…

Over the Rainbow Under the Sea

Over the rainbow, under the seas, Looking for unicorns, running with the breeze. Sing a lullaby, sleep in peace; As dreams fill your mind, let your troubles cease!