Weekly photo challenge: (Merge)

In Delhi and possibly other places in India, several small time tailors sit under trees and mend clothes, sew drapes and alter pants for very cheap. Sitting amidst traffic, this guy’s sewing machine looked out of place to me, back in January when I was in India. It is amazing how I never noticed these tailors ever before.. I didn’t take photos then and I didn’t have fresh eyes for  the remarkable inventiveness that making a living often entails where it is a hard life that most people live.. We got our curtains shortened by this sewing machine. In 2 hrs.

I am slightly crazy and totally sarcastic, with a nasty icing of cynicism. I exude pessimistic vibes every now and then. However, I do actively look for things that make me happy, like birds, damselflies and dragonflies, mountains and of course, books. Generous, inspiring people and people who enjoy what they do for a living while being good at it, make me feel like it is, after all, worthwhile being human. I hope to write about things in a way that makes them interesting.. and makes me more human-like. No matter how many times I rewrite this, still comes out corny. I give up

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