The Art Gallery’s wall is bearing the agony of Weary, a nineteenth century oil on canvas painting by Florence Fuller. The engraved frame of brass captivates a homeless child in Melbourne’s docklands, like a red wattlebird imprisoned in the cage of gold; flapping its wings for the sake of freedom. The child’s body inflicted with […]
The heavens are pouring rain. One drop after another is falling from the sky, and its inhabitants seem eager to explore earth. Each drop of rain has a story and music of its own. Born in the sky, living in the air and dying on the earth, a drop of rain holds in it a […]
A memory is knocking at the door; a day resting like a gold-coin in the treasure trove. It was 9 degrees in Sydney and as I looked outside the room’s window, the wind entered my body like a spirit and chilled my spine. Adding colour to the coldness of the weather, my brother planned a […]
A cup full of coffee, brewed and heated up in the machine sitting on the cold marble slab. Cup and coffee, like body and soul, possess a bond bestowed by destiny. The assistant at Sydney’s St. James Metro Cafe recognized my face, and with a smile poured the frothed cream over the steaming Latte. The […]
I was walking through the Royal Botanic Garden to reach “The Art Gallery of New South Wales”, when my eyes caught sight of a Norfolk Island Palm standing there in all its grandeur. The cracks on the curled trunk told the stories not told, of grief, age and bravery. Its surface glowing with sunlight portrayed […]
“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.” — Leo Tolstoy The sky is flooded with floating clouds, and the sun seems like a chandelier hanging in its splendour from the heavens; wrapping the earth in warmth. The light of gold is illuminating the […]
“For a writer, work is also emotional and intellectual survival: it is who I am.” -Louise ErdrichThe Blue Jay’s Dance Literature, though of any language, inspires me in all its glory. Reading is my passion, and writing for me is a meditation; where my thoughts fly in deep skies to perceive truth and tranquility.