September 2009

Calcutta Chromosome

Recently my reading capacity has dwindled quite a lot. Though in normal circumstances, I don’t read the books in one go. I can’t. For me it is not possible. I am the one who don’t swallow big chunks without properly chewing. I read about 10 pages at the maximum in one sitting. But, it was different with Amitav Ghosh‘s novel “Calcutta Chromosome“. I purchased it few days back and was occasionally reading two three pages at the time of going to bed. Generally I read in leisure lying down in the bed and many a times very powerful but brief… Read More »Calcutta Chromosome

Mythical Birds: Albatross, Rara-Avis & Halcyon

Nature never ceases offering us wonders to us humans. In fact, for those whose heart is still like that of a child; full of curiosity and creativity, nature is always ready to offer her beauty and wonders. There are birds of indescribable beauty with vivid plumage; there are awe inspiring animals, rainbow in the sky in the aftermath of rain, thunder and lightning, beautiful brooks with purling water, impeccable cloudless azure sky which no one can believe in the season of rains when clouds run hither and thither in the skies. It seems that different types of gigantic animals have… Read More »Mythical Birds: Albatross, Rara-Avis & Halcyon