Friday, April 1, 2011

Miz Liz

I was on my way to Gorakhpur in a train, stuck on a bridge over the Ganga in Kanpur, trying to write a column on train travel, watching men on the parallel bridge playing Holi - 8 days after Holi, as is the tradition in Kanpur (a tradition begun since 1857 when the Brits banned Holi said my friend), when I heard that Elizabeth Taylor had died.

It was a shock, she seemed like she'd just go on...






This beautiful nude portrait of her was released only after her death. You can read more about it here.

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