My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine, September 2020 issue: ‘Fly Over – But Walk Under’.

Flyovers and overpasses are a relatively new development in Calcutta’s complex traffic system. Practical, but controversial, they are considered here…


With a pro-Trams statement.


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My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine, July 2020 issue: ‘Digging For Published Gems’. As a major centre for publishing, Calcutta has produced an impressive treasury of works in both Bengali and English…

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My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine, June 2020 issue: ‘Your Handy Guides to Calcutta & Environs’.  A sampling of old guidebooks, all classics of their kind…

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My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine, May 2020 issue: ‘The Great Calcutta Calm’.

Let there be peace! Peace of mind. This is no meditation on a Calcutta that is in lockdown… But these are certainly singular days…(For best readability, click on each photo and zoom in.)

My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine, April 2020 issue: ‘A Plan For Action’.

In the 1960s, the Calcutta metropolitan area was assessed, with the 1966 to 1986 timeframe considered for its development. Let’s look back and consider it for ourselves.

With a Tram map reference

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My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine, March 2020 issue: ‘The State of the City’.

In 1914 a thorough assessment of Calcutta was submitted by E.P. Richards, engineer. It was the first modern urban profile of a major city. Let’s have a look at it.

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My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine – Feb 2020

My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine, February 2020 issue: ‘The Spelling’s The Thing’.  No matter how it’s spelled, there will always be a Calcutta.

My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine,

September 2019 issue: ‘Baroque Calcutta’  When a city is baroque with details, exceptional moments can and do occur.

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My Latest Calcutta Chronicles Column & Photos for May, 2019: Calcutta Realised

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My latest Calcutta Chronicles column and photos for ‘Kolkata On Wheels’ magazine, May 2019 issue: ‘Calcutta Realised’. From plans to reality, making the Calcutta that is.

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