About two years after my last trip to a South Indian village setup, I decided to do a quick weekend trip to my friend Hari’s ancestral village last weekend. I wanted a change from the city lifestyle, even if it was just for a couple of days. His father had constructed a temple and prayer hall using crowdsourced funds for the principal deity of the … Continue reading Native Touch Of A City Bred – Two Years Later
I’m not someone fond of book reviews. I think it stems from my formative years at school where teachers gave summer holiday homework which almost always included the task of having to do a book review (English HHW – Submit a book review of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens). And like the usual rebel that I was, I used to copy paste from some online … Continue reading Book review – Tamarind City
A lot of us have been an integral part of Chennai city. But how many of us knew that there existed a lake in Chetpet area? I did not. Not until February this year anyway, when I found The Hindu carrying an article on the lake, and how it has been restored to an ‘Eco Park’. Having run out of options to do this weekend, … Continue reading Up close – Chetpet Lake
It is that time of the year again, the time when we as kids didn’t or couldn’t care less about, but as soon as turning 18 became a big deal. Elections! It’s hardly a week away. And what are we doing about it? I don’t see much activity anywhere. Be it social media or the talks in person, the youth as I know it doesn’t … Continue reading Elections are coming. Are you ready?