I take this opportunity to slightly digress from my daily chronicles of hawkers and street vendors, and highlight one of the dying professions of the city. Meet the bhishti in my Blog K.
The pride that he took in what he did was for me the best level of workplace satisfaction! Meet Shiraz in my blog J!
Right under the tree on which hangs a hoarding displaying details of his venture, he brings the art alive with his ink of love.
I visited a market of a different kind last week. Several rows of boats neatly anchored alongside a pier with hawkers assigned a boat each to sell their wares. While curious buyers made their way through the narrow pier to reach the boat-shop of their choice, the sellers anxiously waited for people to come and... Continue Reading →
Surrounded by a humble mob of his many fans, he skillfully went about doing what he did best - preparing incredibly delicious 'Jhal Muri'!
Mohammed seemed to draw inspiration from his scarves. Soaking in everyday a colour at a time, akin to his scarves. Some days were blue and lazy, others were fiery red, even a mundane green for vibrancy.
What we call streets, he calls home. Meet Mohammed Tayeb, a hawker who sells varieties of hair accessories and jewelry at Kolkata's Bertram Street.
Earlier this month, I along with 3 other friends, went for a short 4 day trip to the City of Destiny. It was my first all girl's trip after school days. A lot of beautiful places to see, Vizag can truly amaze you with its diversity. The city folks are blessed with beautiful beaches to... Continue Reading →