I Fired my Driver…..A matter of Loyalty!

I generally do not fire my employees/ servants. It pains me greatly, because while working together one starts living like a family. In fact , even in my Army life I was known as a very considerate senior, who would hesitate to punish his subordinates unless it was extremely essential. I believed more in corrective…

Reflections, Sunset!

Sunset, reflections on my window. Technical Data. Focal Length, 40mm Aperture, f/7.1, Shutter Speed 1/4 sec, ISO 100, Nikon D3200. Guchi.

Baba Sadhu Sikh, Punjab, India. A Historical Perspective!

In the 16th Century, a holy Saint called Baba Sadhu Sikh meditated on the banks of Lower Bari Doab Canal (LBDC) in Amritsar District Punjab, India and used to collect milk and send it to Lahore (now in Pakistan) where fifth Sikh Guru Arjun Dev was imprisoned and being tortured by Chandu a  Lieutenant of…

A Quiet Evening!

Tech Details, Focal Length 45mm, Aperture f/20, Shutter Speed 1/200 sec, ISO 200, Aperture Priority, Nikon D3200. Guchi.

A Rough Note Book!

  Ranjit was the eldest of three brothers and a sister. He was born in a village to a poor farmer and had to struggle for everything in life as nothing came easy to him. He had to walk to a nearby school at a distance of 10 miles and after his school attend to…

Essence of Life; Perspective as per Sikh Scriptures!

  Even as we hear and see the controversies surrounding Indian God men on the TV , one wonders as to why many people flock to such persons. Why cannot we lead life as per Indian scriptures and fashion our life conduct accordingly. In the Sikh scriptures there are plenty of examples which each one…

Moods of Sun!

Morning Sun. Evening Sun. Both snaps taken by a smartphone . Guchi.

Cool …. Cool Pinjore Garden!

Beat the Heat!   Tech Details. Focal Length 6.9, Aperture f/9, Shutter Speed 1/125 sec, ISO 100, Sony DJC H70. Guchi.

Twenty Five years of Golf!

I started playing Golf about 25 years ago. I was then about 42 years of age and had recently taken over the command of a Signal Regiment in the Indian Army. For the first 3 months of my Commanding Officer’s (CO) tenure, I was working very hard to understand the functioning of the Regiment and…

A Rainy day and the Town!

A wet morning, sharp and slippery bends, traffic to exercise caution. Tech Data, Focal Length 120mm, Aperture f/22, Shutter Speed 1/60 sec, ISO 400, Nikon D3200 Entrance to a residential complex all surrounded by water puddles. Tech Data, Focal Length 35mm, Aperture f/20, Shutter Speed 1/25 sec, ISO 400, Nikon D3200. Have a nice week…

Some Interesting Macros!

The hits on my Soul! My Pain! I do have a Heart! A matter of Money! All above snaps taken with D3200 by detaching its lens 18-55mm and holding it in an inverted position in front of the camera body, shooting in Manual mode. Tech details, Shutter speed 1/200 sec, ISO 3200, Focal Length 0…

Fighting Boredom!

  You get bored by a repetitive activity or by no activity. To avoid boredom one can indulge in bringing some novelty or change in your routine or set up. When I say set up I imply that your place, layout, environment, ambience and any factor which suggests a change. When I get bored I…