A letter found its way to me today It travelled many miles carrying tea for two and notes of ache and love The writer’s touch met the reader’s touch over paper Light. Love. Life.
My poet’s out in the city Turning it into couplets Of people and their stories Mostly imagined Of trees and their lives Mostly real Of streets and their dramas Mostly crafted Of cats and their gaze Mostly experienced Of light and its play Mostly seen Of sounds and their chaos Mostly heard Of foods and… Read More
The year was 1969 or thereabouts. 50 years ago, India would still have been very young in her freedom and quite poor but the handcrafted aspect of her everyday was rich, a living, breathing continuum of history, full of colour and flavour. A tiny part of that piece of culture wound up in a country… Read More
Originally posted on Pleats N Pallu:
I have a deep abiding love for Odisha handloom sarees and textiles, here is a list of a few weaves that I am extremely partial towards… Photos: Vincent Boyer (Say hi on instagram @vincetravelbook) Handloom textiles are the true definition of wearable art that reflect the social histories of their…