Tag Archives: Giselle Mehta

“Rendezvous with the Feminine”

July 8, 2012 presented me with a stimulating morning; an opportunity to ponder on the feminine in art at the solo exhibition ” Rendezvous with the Feminine” at Orchid Art Gallery. It was a heady moment to share the dignitaries’ … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Day Mosaic

So many designated days of the calendar have an apparently frivolous function. Mothers’  Day may appear to be one such- so the onus is to endow it with personal meaning, and imbue it with a relevant combination of nostalgic tribute … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Day Gathering

A gathering on Mothers’ Day at an animal welfare shelter might have been unusual, with little apparent connection to a calendar occasion that principally celebrates human mothers.  The event was to cut a ribbon for a facility for pregnant homeless animals … Continue reading

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A Shudder From The Ocean

I remember where I was when the tsunami of 26.12.2004. devastated much of  coastal Asia. I was hosting a birthday party for my mother, the last time I would enjoy that privilege because she died a mere month later. We … Continue reading

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OF CAVE CITIES AND CALCIUM TERRACES

Millennia ago, volcanoes erupted here. When the sound and fury died, hot ash mixed with water to create a soft stone called ‘tuf, further evolving with the action of wind and water to fantastic formations. From the vantage point of … Continue reading

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A Feminist Playwright

  Louella Lobo Prabhu  commenced her impactful literary life as a novelist in her teens with “ The Quest’  which was serialized in a magazine. Interestingly, this is not in an Indian setting, but in an authentically British one, faithfully recreating … Continue reading

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A Force of the Floral

“A floral bouquet represents  Gardens of many blooms and scents ”… so I opined in the course of cutting the ribbon for a floral boutique, an engagement that renewed my appreciation for  botanical beauties. Indeed it seemed to me that … Continue reading

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