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The oyster man

February 22, 2012

A few weeks ago, I went shooting around Tower Hill in London (I’m getting into this whole creative photography thing you know. Perhaps mid-life crisis, I suppose!)
So on my wanderings, I happened to go through Borough Market where I came across this fantastic gentleman selling oysters. Richard Haward is the seventh generation oysterman of his [...]

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Anything is possible

February 20, 2012

Wow! How long has it been? I guess inspiration is in short supply these days.
So why now?
Inspiration!
Every so often, one comes face to face with an attitude of life that says “Anything’s possible.” In my case, it’s been almost 6 months. Whilst on my daily trawls through the abundance of modern day garbage (internet [...]

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Possessing an indentity

September 10, 2011

The house, the car, the TV, the iPad, the iPhone, the clothes, the shoes, the wife, the kids – we are what we “own”, right? Our identity is created by the possessions we have, and how we relate to them, be it a material possessions or a relationship. It defines us. It defines us because [...]

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So India wins the cup

April 3, 2011

That’s not meant to be a blase-istic remark or a carefree attitude I’m taking. I’m an Indian. It means a lot to me. 28 years in the making, and India finally does it.
But that’s not really it. I don’t like cricket. I don’t follow it. Until recently I didn’t even know the different types of [...]

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Streets of Mumbai

September 30, 2010

I can never find the right words to describe life on the streets of Mumbai. It’s as if the word “life” itself takes on a new dimension, one that is only experienced when you walk the streets yourself.
As soon as you walk out of the air conditioned cocoon of your flat, the reality of the street [...]

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Defining personal identity

April 26, 2010

At the boarding gate on my way to India from London, I was confronted with a profound sense of changing identities in the modern world.
A Muslim woman in front of me was having her passport and boarding pass checked by a male member of staff. The woman was dressed in traditional Islamic gear with her [...]

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