Balconies can be portals to many magical worlds. Shweta Mukundan discovers one such world in her neighbouring Laburnum tree, which consistently treats her senses via its incredible bird life. Balconies are great vantage points to witness what goes in the world outside.
In the next installment of his series on the birds of NhavaSheva, Sylvester Alphonso talks about the Asian koel. While ruminating on my completion of a year with TS Rahaman at Nhava Sheva, I wonder at the beauty around me. The
The sweet coo-coo of the Koel reminds most of us of lazy childhood summers with songs and stories. Excerpts from mythological folklore and household lores of just how sweet the Koel is, the word “sweet” not only referring to her
The virtues of music have long since been exalted—stress buster and a passion or hobby that exudes soulful cheer. In the quest to reap the benefits of musical immersions, we pull out those rusty guitars or tinker with the piano