Happy Birthday Simba!

Happy Birthday Simba!

My dear boy Simba, On this day you turn 10 and its natural that I look back at the time that has passed. Seems to me that it was just yesterday that I held you and your brother Jabu on my palm while your mother the love of my life, the queen of Dhole’s Den gave birth...
Clean Mangala

Clean Mangala

The staff of Dhole’s Den joined in at the clebrations of 150th Birthday Celebratzions of Mahatma Gandhi and cleaned the streets of Village Mangala. We were glad to be part of the programme and provided gloves, masks and sweets to the school kids. The garbage was...
In Memoriam – Prince Jabu

In Memoriam – Prince Jabu

How much did you purchase it for? Is what I heard as I stood there in Mysore on a morning of 2012. We were the exotic ‘Indian Breed’ among the 500 plus entries at the dog show in Mysore. I paused for a second as he was among the small group that had gathered looking...

Modi 4.5

Friends of Dhole’s Den Many of you must be wondering why a ‘political’ article here. The article is by me and was published in a bi-monthly magazine called India & You and was distributed at the recently concluded Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas at...
A towel as a ‘Declaration of Love’

A towel as a ‘Declaration of Love’

Friends of Dhole’s Den, Some 6 months or so earlier I was gifted a ‘Gamcha’ from Assam. That was as a symbol of respect from my staff and their affection towards me. Upon asking about the details I was told by Parag who started off as my driver but now has grown...