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New Frontiers T. SHER SINGH
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012: For the first time I learnt that there was nothing which wasn’t marvellous in life: the trick was in having the time, or allowing yourself the time, to notice it.
The Fountain of Youth:
St Augustine, Florida
T. SHER SINGH
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2012: It is difficult to imagine a Florida before there was an Orlando, with all its fantasy worlds. Believe it or not, much of what we see there today did not even exist a few decades ago.
Sunrise T. SHER SINGH
SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, 2012: The crone would be followed by the egg vendor. He was middle-aged, but looked mysterious and wise, probably because of the scars he wore on his face ...
Montgomery's Ward T. SHER SINGH
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2012: “Good morning, Sa-aa-h!” he belted out in pure Cockney, his chest puffed out proudly. “Corporal Saleem reporting, Sa-aa-h!” I heard a click of heels.
In The Sinai T. SHER SINGH
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012: Bombed-out shells of buildings all over the town today remind you of the recent wars with Israel. We stop for a while, chew on sugar canes and watch monster ships sail by.
To Exile and Back T. SHER SINGH
FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012: I walked by a post office. A sign outside it announced that you could make “trunk calls” from there - long-distance telephone calls, that is.
The Train From New Delhi T. SHER SINGH
THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012: The train left the New Delhi railway station late in the afternoon. On time, exactly on schedule. Punctuality was one of the pride and joys of this new, much-advertised service.
Dubai's Grand Gurdwara MALAVIKA VETTATH
Guru Nanak Darbar in the United Arab Emirates, is a heady mix of spirituality, tradition, modernity, opulence and the determination of a man.
Set The Dragons Free T. SHER SINGH
TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012: Brilliant minds were hired to find a solution … particularly one not
requiring the tearing down of what had already been built. And indeed,
they proved their money’s worth.
When The Rains Came:
Kar Seva at Baba Atal
Text: GURNEK SINGH, et al. Photography: SANDEEP SINGH
There is an old tradition attached to Gurdwara Baba Atal, a 9-storey octagonal marble edifice located on the periphery of the Darbar Sahib complex in Amritsar.