Tuesday, May 30, 2023

TRIBUTE TO RUSKIN BOND

RUSKIN BOND is an Indian author whom I had the pleasure of meeting while on my last trip to India. A delightful man, and his stories and books have captivated readers for many years.

One such, written in 1980 and made into a film in 2005, is THE BLUE UMBRELLA and so of course I could not help but think of him when I saw this big one in Kalemegdan Park overlooking New Belgrade.



 

MONSOON....

 We have had three days of heavy rains....Belgrade monsoon. Hot, humid. This is a view from my new apartment where I am now living. Unpackin...