Category Archives: London

Regent’s Park, London

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Green Park, London

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London in bloom

Summer is here at last. The long days, women in flowery skirts, pretty sandals, people sitting outside at cafés, men in T-shirts, all announce that the season has changed. The trees in our back garden, which were so bare until … finish reading London in bloom

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Flowers, London

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Spring Tree, London

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Magnolia, London

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Satyajit Ray Award, London

On 12th March I attended an award ceremony at the BFI Southbank. The Satyajit Ray Foundation was giving their 2008 award for the best first feature film. The work which had been chosen for this honour was “California Dreamin’ (Endless)” … finish reading Satyajit Ray Award, London

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Spring, London

Only once in four year we get to see the 29th of February but this year there is the added celebration of the 40th anniversary of the foundation of Auroville. The Golden Day was celebrated here too in London in … finish reading Spring, London

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Daffodils, London

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New Year Fireworks, London

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Christmas, London

Being in London at the end of the year can be exciting in spite of the freezing weather. I love looking at the decorated shop windows, the Christmas trees and the lights in the streets. More than anything else it … finish reading Christmas, London

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Blue Plaque

It was something that we will all remember for a long time. After all, we had been waiting for this moment for six years. At 2.30 this afternoon a blue plaque marking one of the houses where Sri Aurobindo had … finish reading Blue Plaque

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An Exhibition in London

One often wonders about why Sri Aurobindo remains so unknown in the world. Even in India those who have heard of him only know him as a yogi and when people speak of the Freedom Movement he is rarely mentioned. … finish reading An Exhibition in London

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Hollyhocks, London

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Soft Powers

The crowds at the Nehru Centre on the evening of the 17th August were not for the exhibition on Sri Aurobindo which was being held on the ground floor. No, they were, in fact, for the talk that was going … finish reading Soft Powers

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Apples, London

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Front Garden, London

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Open Gardens Day

We had been looking forward to this open garden day for an entire year having missed it the last time. Organised by the Mapesbury Residents’ Association, the Open Gardens Day was held on Sunday17th June 2007. Coming from India, the … finish reading Open Gardens Day

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Sweet peas, London

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An Evening in London

Last night we went to a delightful programme at the Nehru Centre in London. When I read the programme I didn’t know what to expect. It said “Conversation with Sharmila Tagore”. I made up my mind to go because I … finish reading An Evening in London

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