I didn’t know what a Negamam sari was till I became a part of the W3 group. I had bought three Negamam saris at Kumaran Stores many years back when I thought that all cottons were handloom :):). When I figured out the difference between handloom and power loom products, I wanted to get a … Read more My first handloom Negamam
When you wear a handloom product its like wearing art everyday because the same colour, same style of weaving will still result in a unique product since its handmade !! Co-optex’s MD Mr. Narasimhan is doing an amazing job of reviving old weaving techniques and sustaining the weaver families. He has also introduced newer contemporary … Read more Handloom – Wearing art everyday !
That there are more than 700,000 scholarships valued at ₹ 19000 crores available every year in India? Of the 19000 crores, 9000 crores are from government sources and the rest are from non government sources. If your answer is YES, welcome to the club. We also did not know until we met Ashutosh and Manasvi, … Read more Did you know…
Yesterday when I started writing a blog, my mom asked me for something and I couldn’t tell her where that stuff was kept. I had to stop writing and get up to search for it. I completely lost my train of thought and it took me a good half hour before I could get back … Read more Interruptions !
We first met Thomas when we did the local sightseeing tour in Munnar, Kerala. Manoj, our navigator, took us to the Green Hotel in Chinnakanal owned and run by Thomas, at a distance of about two kms from Club Mahindra where we stayed. We wanted to eat our favorite Kerala food items such as Puttu, … Read more Thomas….you made it..
I wore some really nice saris while we were at Munnar. A Puneri, a printed silk, and a Satya Paul too … Couldn’t resist :). We arrived in Munnar on June 13th from Bangalore. I picked out a Puneri sari, which is a silk-cotton one to wear on the drive. We bought it at the … Read more The Munnar saris
Yesterday, a Club Mahindra executive called to say she is the assigned holiday planner for us and wanted to know our plans for sight seeing. I told her that we have our own plans and that we were actually here to do some work and not do the sight seeing much. She then wanted to … Read more Prep is critical …
When I saw 5 missed calls from Kokka at 5.30 in the morning, I knew Nanu has left …. Nanu is my cousin and Kokka’s brother. Kokka had called me last night saying that Nanu was dehydrated and had been admitted in the hospital. He said that they were giving him drips and he was … Read more RIP Nanu