Day by day in the village.


Village - hardships and goodness 

Varalu and the others 

May 17 2014 ... Life carries on in the village

May 21 2014 ... Sasi's mentoring and other things 

May 23 2014 ... Easharamma's cataract operation and other things 

Eashwaramma's cataract surgery has happenned. 

... after the cataract operation 

... afer the cataract operation (2)

Aur phir ek din ... (Eashwaramma, Varalu ...) - 1 

 Aur phir ek din ... (Eashwaramma, Varalu ...) - 2 

Aur phir ek din ... (Accidents in varalu's family) - 3 

And the village borewell dried - July 2014

The starving cows - or 'The story of the milk we drink in the cities'.

What drought means - 1

Water in the village

And a roof falls to the march of modernity

Village vignettes - Annasamy Anna and Kavya

Village vignettes - Ayurveda step by step

Water Update - Jan 2016


Anatomy of a Drought

Village vignettes - Porampoke

Village bytes

The temples of modernity - Chennai trip

Stealing Pizzaz - Chennai trip

Civility in Villages

Village vignettes - A small home


Village vignettes - Toothbrushes win 1

Village vignettes - Toothbrushes win 2

Village vignettes - my children

Village vignettes - Pushwant and Vikram

Village vignettes - Rohit the menace(1)

Village vignettes - Rohit the menace (2)

Village vignettes - Rohit the menace (3)

Village vignettes - Rohit the menace (4) 

Village vignettes - Rohit the menace (5) 

Village vignettes - Rohit the menace (6

 Village vignettes - A childhood of work and play

Village vignettes - A chldhood of work and play (2)

Village vignettes - Home

Village vignettes - Home is where the fire burns

Village vignettes - Circles and Cycles at home

Village vignettes - Homes are mopped with cowdung

Village vignettes - The teacher and the taught 

Village vignettes - Firewood and integrity

Village vignettes - Drying tanks

Village vignettes - Drought

Village vignettes - Tank ayacut in drought

Village vignettes - Kavya and her Water pot

Village vignettes - Once water is there ...

Village vignettes - Village afternoons

Village vignettes - Children in afternoons.

Village vignettes - Dawn at home

Village vignettes - Bondas in the santa

Village vignettes - Dusk at home

Village vignettes - Hospitality

Village vignettes - More hospitality

Village vignettes - An open bathroom

Village vignettes - The lamp at home

Village vignettes - Idol worship

Village vignettes - Bangle sellers

Village vignettes - Bangles, circles of light

Village vignettes - The fun of rituals

Village vignettes - The oil seller

Village vignettes - Kanuga seeds

Village vignettes - The portion of dal

Village vignettes - The portion of dal (2)

Village vignettes - The panchayat swimming pool

Village vignettes - Walk to the Santa

Village vignettes - Summer times are ice cream times

Village vignettes - The temple with the SC priest

Village vignettes - My ten year old pujari

Village vignettes - Gavaramma Worship

Village vignettes - Anthills and religion

Village Vigmettes - Various Livlihoods (Bangle selling)

Village vignettes - My village banker

Village vignettes - A one roomed home

Village vignettes - Another one roomed house

Village vignettes - Village bathrooms

Village vignettes - Sukanya

Village vignettes - For how long

Village vignettes - Sustainability

Village vignettes - Modernity wins

Village vignettes - Check dams on the stream

Village vignettes - The irrigation tank, almost dry within months of filling up.

Village Vignettes - Trees in Drought

Village vignettes - Drought

Village vignettes - The Village well

Village Vignettes - Yoga at home

Village Vignettes - Headloads

Village vignettes - Roadside fire

Village vignettes - Naatu cows

Village vignettes - The potter's son

Village vignettes - Harvesting horsegram

Village Vignettes - and the years pass by 

Village Vignettes - Waiting at the village busstop

Village vignettes - The idli shop at Damalcheruvu

Village Vignettes - A new pot

Village Vignette - Uppu chakka for the cattle

Village Vignettes - Broomsticks from the forests

Village Vignettes - Capacity of a village auto

Village vignettes - Birthday finery

Village vignettes - Bangles

Village vignettes- Vinay learning a muggu from Shruti

Village vignettes - The Vinayaka idol 

Village vignettes - Sasi and his cycle

Village vignettes - Muggu

Village vignettes - The mirror on the wall

Village vignettes - Malleshwaram konda

Village vignettes - Goodbyes

Village vignettes - Quiet times, quiet works

Village vignettes - Local heal practitioners.

Village vignettes - Rural hotels

Village vignettes - Village midwife

Village vignettes - Bhogi fires

Village vignettes - Naren1

Village vignettes -Naren2

Village vignettes - Dhavani

Village vignettes - Bullock Ghani

Village vignettes - Wisdom 

Village vignettes - Savudu Lakshmamma, Grace and Beauty

Village vignettes - Cooking set for the children 

Village vignettes - My banker 

Village vignettes - Malleshwaram Konda 

Village vignettes - Bindu 

Village vignettes - Village Women 

Village vignettes - Privacy (or the lack of it.) 

Village vignettes - The banyan Tree  

Village vignettes - the joy of glass bangles 

Village vignettes - The cheerful milk delivery boy 

Village vignettes - Keerthana

Village vignettes - local homes, sane homes 

 Village vignettes - Govindamma and Chinapaapakka

Village vignettes - Long ago 

Village vignettes - Bangaramma 

Village vignettes - Lakshmamma 

Village vignettes - Eashwaramma, a brinjal plant and generosity

Village vignettes - Weaving ropes of rice straw

The variety in traditional farms. 

The village Employment Guarentee Scheme

A well, and swimming, and caste. Chittoor 

The roadside seller



Urban prejudices - 1 

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