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Book Review: On Philosophising, Philosophers, Philosophy and New Vistas in Applied Philosophy, by Dr. Sharmila Jayant Virkar

A little bit of context before you begin reading this book review. I have recently enrolled for an MA in Philosophy at the University of Mumbai. Philosophy is something I have been getting interested in, over the past few years, as those of you who have been reading my blogs and Instagram posts would know. During the pandemic, I thought long and hard about what I wanted to do next, and this is what I eventually came up with. It has been a challenge, getting back into academics as a student at this age, especially in a subject I have no academic background in. However, it has also been very exciting, especially thanks to my wonderful classmates (who, surprisingly, are of all age-groups, including some quite near my own) and my teachers, who have been very supportive and understanding. How well I will do is something that remains to be seen, but so far, I am enjoying this new journey and look forward to where it leads. Now that you know the background , you probably get an idea of how

Skywatch Friday - Akshi Beach, Alibag

Every week, as Friday approaches and I go hunting for an image to post as part of Skywatch Friday, I lose myself among all the images I have clicked.... re-live the memories of all those trips... and wish I was there again!





Today's image is from the Akshi Beach at Alibag.... clicked on an impulsive trip with my cousins. I have loads of photos of the beach, of the trees, of the water... but this is among my favourites. It was early in the morning and we were waiting for the sun to rise. And these were people already at work... ferrying the water scooters for the adventure sports... to the next beach....



It has been almost two months since the year began, and I have been stuck at home. Two months without travel is a long period for me, but we are governed by school, not our desire to travel alone. As I post these pics, I hope the opportunity for travel comes again... soon!

Meanwhile, here are some of my posts about Alibag


You can brighten up your day with more wonderful images on the Skywatch Friday page

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  1. Interesting click!

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  2. Nice shots!
    Have a great day!

    Shantana

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  3. Amen to that Anu for both of us.

    Beautiful pictures.

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    1. Thanks Mridula!!! Hope your airline woes end soon and u get to travel once more!

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  4. very nice. hope you find more travel soon.

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  5. Lovely shot Anu

    It appears that when you are not travelling you are journeying through your pictures!!

    Heres to great travel stories from you this year too

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    1. Thanks Sowmya!I am always journeying thru my pictures.. which is why work never gets done at home!!! hope i can write more this year though!

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  6. The Scooters look like a little train on the beach... good capture

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    1. Thanks, Desi Traveler!! it does look a little like a train!

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  7. Great serie of photos!
    Happy SWF to you!

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  8. happy travels have fun finding new photo opportunities

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  9. Lovely place to be, the kids will love it.

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    1. Its indeed a lovely place for kids, Shalu! and for us adults too.. the best place to relax!

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  10. Good ones. Alibaug is an interesting place too.

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  11. It looks like a nice beach, someplace relaxing to go to. Thank you for visiting my blog :)

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