Seen Anew

Seen Anew

The restoration of sight is nothing short of miraculous. The most treasured of our senses, sight helped the first humans differentiate safe from unsafe food,…

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A Woman named Samantha

A Woman named Samantha

Coming up from the West Fourth Street subway, I texted that I was a block away from the Washington Square Diner. Don’t rush, I’m early….

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What Might Have Been

What Might Have Been

I always thought population control was a necessary trait in every nation. By that I simply mean not having kids, not genocide. From a social…

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Kyle

Kyle

The kids have worked months for this weekend. They’ve stayed late after school, drawn complex plans, built up structures, and milled down wood. They’ve measured…

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Streetwise but missing out

Word from the Streets of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets captures Richard Rose’s experience of Bangalore through his many visits.

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Death of an Ambassador

Word from the Streets of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets captures Richard Rose’s experience of Bangalore through his many visits.

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Can two Bangalores co-exist?

Word from the Streets of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets captures Richard Rose’s experience of Bangalore through his many visits.

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Country Roads & Rickshaw Drivers

Rickshaw Drivers

The buzzing in my ears seemed to come from a long way off. Feeling distinctly alarmed I stuck my forefingers deep into my ears, closed…

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Macbeth with added parrots

Word from the Streets of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets captures Richard Rose’s experience of Bangalore through his many visits.

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Siblings

Siblings

My brother and I park in the parking lot of Aldi, a German grocery store, and walk to the entrance.  Lying on the right next…

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That Night..

That Night..

Do you have a favourite mom-dad story, too? The one they tell you so often, and so vividly, that you feel you were right there…

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Food for the soul and the stomach

Word from the Streets of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets captures Richard Rose’s experience of Bangalore through his many visits.

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No mere film star!

Word From the Streets of Jayanagar

The arts and culture pages of the day before yesterday’s Hindu newspaper (April 24th 2015) brought back vivid memories of my first visit to India…

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Two facets

Two facets

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been torn between the two irreconcilable halves of my person- Tanisha, my name on every official document,…

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If I really must go shopping

Word from the Streets of Jayanagar

II dislike shopping. That is, I am intolerant of the endless mind-numbing browsing of groaning shelves and sagging racks of items that I can live…

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Morning Raga

Word from the Streets of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets captures Richard Rose’s experience of Bangalore through his many visits.

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Vendors of Dignity & Cows of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets captures Richard Rose’s experience of Bangalore through his many visits.

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(Not Quite) Lost in the Lanes of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets of Jayanagar

Word from the Streets captures Richard Rose’s experience of Bangalore through his many visits.

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Crooked Aesthetics

Crooked Aesthetics

It is 2012. My youth group in church does not invite me to a party because they think I am too weird, and that my…

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