Driving a two wheeler in Chennai is a no-win situation. On the one hand, you have irate people in sedans cursing you for rapidly making your way through the little gaps. On the other hand, you have people honking their hearts out from behind you … Continue reading Scootering in Chennai
Jigarthanda is the kind of movie that draws you in, mostly succeeds in engaging you, and stays with you after you leave the theatre. The movie is about a film maker, named Karthik (Siddharth, who looks sleepy or confused or both), who for all we … Continue reading Jigarthanda: Refreshing!
After almost eight years, I had a chance to go to Senji fort. Located less than 200 km from Chennai, Senji can be an enjoyable day trip. Then and now, I remember feeling the same way - a day where I felt included, part of … Continue reading To Senji and back!
After much difficulty, and intense workouts for my arm, I have finished reading White Mughals by William Darlymple! Let me warn you that this is the last book you want to pick up for bed time reading - you will be left struggling to find … Continue reading White Mughals
My brother is in Class 12 - this means parents get more concerned with how much time he spends watching TV every day, and also take turns to yell at him for playing too much football (consequently tiring himself out, which means he will study … Continue reading What do you want to be when you grow up?
My parents wanted to pay a visit to our ancestral temple - so that the family flourishes with health and wealth. I suspect that the other two point agenda was to pray for: (1) spectacular results for my brother next year (so that he gets … Continue reading A day trip to Mathur…and some disjointed thoughts
It was a cold and rainy evening in Libertyville, not later than 5.30 pm but dark as night. I had finished working for the day and was about to step out, when the security guard told me, Careful young lady! It is really slippery today. I … Continue reading A little magic