I loved all the lamps in the Sultanahmet Camii (Blue Mosque), Istanbul. And I loved the tiles and the inscriptions, as well as the hushed atmosphere. One day I’ll go back. (Photo from 2012. I’m a lazy arse.)
In Berlin, it’s more commonly knowns as the Gedächtniskirche, the Memorial Church. This is the chapel in the modern belfry and it’s one of my favorite spaces in the world.
this made me giggle, especially since I’ve been so closely involved with the Mughals at work. Taken at the Good Earth’s cafe, The Tasting Room, in Mumbai
Some say the law is an ass. But the men who designed the Bombay High Court clearly thought lawyers are monkeys. This is one of the famous quirks in the Gothic building that I love. If you’re ever there, look for foxes with collars and other such creature caricatures.
of the year, I start to miss the summer so I can go swimming again. This was taken last monsoon, when the drops on the water made me think of sparkly, pointy, kingly crowns like we saw in our fairy tales.
I used to love these books (in English) when I was little. This poster reminds me of the Spin doctors’ song.
Tardeo, Mumbai. What can I even say, except I’m sure I’m not the only one quivering in anticipation…