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Spectator by Seema Goswami: Warming signs

Jul 24, 2023 07:46 PM IST

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I felt the first stirrings of disquiet when I ventured out for my usual late-afternoon walk last week. The sun, which had until then been a balmy presence, was suddenly glowering angrily down on me. Such was the intensity of its gaze that in a few minutes I had to remove the wrap I was wearing over my shirt. And when even that didn’t do the trick, I had to admit defeat and find refuge in the shady parts of the park.

Winter’s really and truly gone. It didn’t even have the grace to hang around until Holi, as has been the norm. (Shutterstock)
Winter’s really and truly gone. It didn’t even have the grace to hang around until Holi, as has been the norm. (Shutterstock)
I tried hard to think of ways in which I could extend the pleasures of winter just a little bit longer. I headed to the neighbourhood nursery to stock up on spring flowers to brighten up my balcony. (Shutterstock)
I tried hard to think of ways in which I could extend the pleasures of winter just a little bit longer. I headed to the neighbourhood nursery to stock up on spring flowers to brighten up my balcony. (Shutterstock)
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