• Animals,  Fauna,  Nature

    Rikki Tikki Tavi in my garden!

    Hey I spotted Kipling’s Rikki Tikki Tavi with his entire family in my garden! I didn’t know that this¬†mongoose¬†family (mongooses? mongeese?!) likes taking a morning walk on the boundary wall! But what a gorgeous fur coat the…

  • Travelogues

    Dhaga: Desolate but beautiful

    On Saturday, Saurabh and I decided to get away, and explore the quiet interiors of Wardha and we landed up in Dhaga. As we moved from Anji to Mahakali and beyond to Dhaga, the landscape changed, and the trees…

  • Birds,  Fauna,  Nature

    Wooing your woman: Parakeet style

    This Sunday, it was fun to witness the courtship display of a pair of plum headed parakeets. The male preened and tried to snuggle closer to its partner, but she fended off all his overtures. Sometimes indifferent,…