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HEART-WARMING TALE: In frozen Drass, locals help army's first ice band find its feet

Fifteen years ago, on this very land, a fierce battle was fought to overthrow intruders from Pakistan. Today, under the shadow of elections, the discourse in the state has predictably veered towards controversial topics of Armed Forces Special Powers Act, encounters and army-to-people ties. 508 more words

In the Land of Leprechauns

As St. Patrick’s Day  (one of my very favorite holidays!) draws closer, I have decided to honor it and my Irish roots by sharing photographs from my trip to Northern Ireland during St. 267 more words


Not 5-7-5 NaHaiWriMo Prompts: busker~biscuit~betrayal

photo (c) July 2010  .. Saradunn

15 busker

A busker is 

a person who entertains people for money 

in public places (as by singing or dancing),  190 more words