There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first is excellent, the second good, and the third useless.

Thursday, November 30, 2006


Images of hill stations and fields cut into the Himalayan toes were all I could think about on the flight to Delhi. My journey would take me from Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Lucknow – Nainital – Bhetal Ghat – Ramnagar – Rishikesh – Haridwar – Delhi and I couldn’t wait.

(Chillies drying in the sun)