I went in and out of fashion weeks, through endless nights and days. Through vapid entertainment and celestial events. Through quiet small towns and dull big cities. Living in boxes in cheap lodges through different seasons in different places. Travelling for weeks and stopping to do nothing — a good remedy. From living in complete silence to raging contrasts and epiphanies. Through absence of television…and doubts. Through daydreams. And sunbeams. And cows. And disco lights. Through photographs, almost illegible notes, and emptiness in life that sweeps in, stops, and passes by…day after day..


sabyasachi winter 11

lakme fashion week backstage

jfk quote

versova mumbai

versova man

jodhpur lodge


lit fest after party

burberry shoot

how are you feeling


burberry exhibition

imsu longkumer

andy warhole quote

hauz khas village

bodice store

wills india fashion week

kitty su



french loaf


khoda bini

nift bangalore

sunset dharamsala

lunar eclipse mumbai

supermoon night

blue frog

tania fadte

krishna mukhi

himanshu singh

sana rezwan


street play mumbai

jack kerouac

street kid mumbai

dharamsala airport

dharamsala airport



old tibetan woman

tibetan woman dharamsala

family photo dharamsala

dalai lama temple dharamsala


summer solstice sky


“What Kabir talks of is only what he has lived through. If you have not lived through something, it’s not true.”

street mcleodganj


gakyi mcleodganj

cow india



horizon dharamsala

ian mcbryde

kasol street

woman kasol

manali woman


kasol hills



street woman mumbai

bodice at lfw

bodice stall lfw

arshia ahuja

mad world

anila dj

nidhi jacob


night sky dharamsala

animated dog


I’m blogging again after a 5 month break. This post summarizes a bit of my last year — things I keep going back to + posts I’m working on.

Photos: Backstage Sabyasachi/Swapnil Shinde SS 12. Versova beach. JFK quote. Room in Jodhpur. Street in Jaipur. Literature Fest after party. Burberry AOTT shoot. David Shrigley. Medicines. Burberry AOTT event night. Imsu. Hauz Khas Village. Bodice. Dancer at JJ Valaya finale. Kitty Su. Orion+dusk in Tamil Nadu. HSR Layout, Bangalore. Dolly. Bini. NIFT Bangalore grad show. Lunar Eclipse, Versova. Supermoon, Worli sea-link. Elton & Nisha. Tania. Krishna Mukhi. Himanshu Singh. Sana Rezwan. Meera. Street performers. Jack Kerouac. Street kid in Bandra. Airport in Dharamsala. Mcleodganj. Chinese kid & a woman in a magazine. Oasis Cafe. Old Tibetan women. Indian family posing at The Dalai Lama Temple. Summer solstice. Kabir. Foggy Mcleodganj in July. Gakyi restaurant. Cows. Clip from La Haine. Pema. Dusk. Poem by Ian McBryde(I changed Wyoming to Shillong). Kasol. David Shrigley. Street woman in Juhu. Bodice wall. HUEMN stall at LFW. Anila. Nidhi. Arshia. Clear night sky. Page from some Dali’s book. Dog on screen.


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8 Responses to “Porridge.”

  1. Dinah the Cat Says:

    Finally! Welcome back Manou 🙂

  2. artyheart Says:

    Its amazing how you never fail to inspire me.

  3. Natasha Fatah Says:

    You’re back! You’re back!

    I have seriously missed your posts, your observations, the inspiration! I hope the 5 month break was good for the soul, and by the looks of where you’ve been and what you’ve seen and what you’ve shared with us, I imagine it must have been a fantastic break.

    Welcome back, good to see you. 🙂

    ~Natasha Fatah~

  4. douglas stewart Says:


  5. douglas stewart Says:

    or YAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!

  6. khawbung57 Says:

    Thank you!!

  7. Neha K Says:

    Finally you are back! it was totally worth it 🙂

  8. Ashita Says:

    Welcome back, you have been missed.

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