Thursday Doors

The supply of doors in Delhi is never ending. Here is a bit of quality. Exquisite carving of the wood panels, Moghul flower decoration around the door. Fancy arched fanlight. And a concertina iron sliding door for added protection. A pigeon was watching me from the lintel as I took this photo. Interesting colour scheme,… Continue reading Thursday Doors

Portraits from Old Delhi

“Dilli ke na kooche thhe, aurake musavir thhe, jo shakl nazar aayi tasveer nazar aayi”  written in Urdu by Mir Taqi Mir, an 18th Century poet. Delhi’s streets were not alleys but the parchment of a painting, every face that appeared seemed like a masterpiece. I love wandering down the galis of Old Delhi, taking… Continue reading Portraits from Old Delhi