The Tailor of McLeod Ganj

I hadn’t expected to need the services of a tailor here in India. But in the event, mildly embarrassing circumstances decided otherwise – the zip of my flies broke. The trousers were a favourite pair, with lots of pockets (useful when travelling), including a secret one sewn inside the left thigh section, for carrying money when on […]

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The Magic of Dharamkot

Imagine a place where you awaken to the clip-clop of hooves, to delicate birdsong, to children’s laughter and distant temple gongs. A place on a mountainside, where the sun rises over glistening slate roofs, delicate shoots sprouting from dark soil, huge Himalayan rocks commanding the landscape, and colourful houses. A place where you walk at […]

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