PHOTO MOMENT: Stunning Hawai’i sunset

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore (Thakur), Stray Birds The slipping grip of the setting sun transforms the sky and clouds into a gentle medley of dark purple and fiery shades of orange and red in this photo shared on Twitter. The exact location of the photograph is unknown, but is purported to have been taken on a beach somewhere in Hawai’i. There is a beautiful and appreciable contrast between the silhouettes of the palm trees as they are framed against the … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Stunning Hawai’i sunset

WHAT HAPPENS IN 2012?: Apocalypse or turkey-related food poisoning?

By Vijay Shah   An image from a Facebook fan page in Pakistan – will 2012 be the dusk of civilisation? It is the last month of 2012 and the twelfth year of the 21st century is on its final couple of weeks. A new year and a new calendar on the wall beckons, but according to some people, I need not bother with the 2013 calendar, as apparently the world will end on the 21st December. So I guess Christmas is going to get cancelled. Very disappointing. Conspiracy theorists aided and abetted by all manners of crud-stirrers and internet … Continue reading WHAT HAPPENS IN 2012?: Apocalypse or turkey-related food poisoning?