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-the world as I see it

A Finnish Baroque tale

I have been involved in the field of restoration of historic structures for over five years now. For the most part, my projects have been limited to Central and Southern … Continue reading

November 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Another one bites the dust

My work in heritage conservation took me to Delhi last month. Unfortunately, I could only spare a day to go around the city and as I was to meet a … Continue reading

April 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Monolithic marvels

My second post of 2016! I don’t know how I slackened off , wait, I actually do know how- those crazy stressful final months of my PhD! Well, now that … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Snowball fight!

2015 was not a very great year in blogging for me – I wrote just 2 posts across 12 whole months, as opposed to my average of 2 posts per month that … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Poland’s churches of Peace

If you have been following my blog, you must know that I am quite interested in half-timbered structures. Last week, I was taken on a site visit to the two … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

Know your architectural styles- Baroque

When I first started my blog, I promised myself that I would try to write at least one, if not two, posts a month. Well, I broke that promise this year.What can … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · Leave a comment


Canary yellow, sunset orange, burnt sienna, atomic tangerine, neon carrot, mango tango and brick red to go along with jungle green, tropical rain forest and mountain meadow –  crayola has made sure … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mushroom pick(nic)ing

” It’s 8 am on a Sunday and I am up. This had better be worth it ” I grumbled to my friend, while rubbing my sleepy eyes for the umpteenth … Continue reading

November 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

November Rain

7 A.M. – my alarm wakes me up from a deep slumber, I leave the warmth of my sheets, still in a state of torpor Which starts to wear off when … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Know your architectural styles – Renaissance

In the period following the Gothic style up until the origin of the Baroque style, the Renaissance style of architecture was predominant. Among the different architectural styles, this is one that … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

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