In the Potter series, a ‘Patronus’ is formed by focussing on ones happiest memory. It’s a shield that protects you from dementors who suck out all the happiness from you. It’s interesting how unlike most fantasy series, the worst thing can happen to a person is not something physical, but a mental ailment where theRead more


I have always been fascinated by the Gulmohar tree flower. The way in which shades of orange, yellow and red merge to form this beautiful flower is just picture perfect. Please do take sometime to pick one and just note the blends. It gets me a high every single time.Read more


I have been reading up on mental toughness and what it takes to get very good at anything you take up. That’s when I came across this book called Relentless, the mindset to do whatever it takes to reach your goals. Here’s to some more relentless practice of portraits.Read more

Irises in a Vase

Vincent Van Gogh has always fascinated me. He was struggling with severe mental issues and recently when I read through letters Van Gogh had written to his brother and Paul Ganguin, I realized , he was very lucky to have a brilliant support system from his brother. He supported him financially and mentally through hisRead more