Hot piping fresh food

On Friday Feb 10, as I drove to work, the lights near Park Plaza turned red so I had to stop… Since the day I saw that little girl at this intersection, I anyway slow down and look around hoping I can find out her name. There is a Hanuman temple right opposite Park Plaza. … Read more

Contrasting unions …

On Feb 10, I left from office early because my dear friend KVK was turning 60 and Swarn his sweetheart (wife sounds bland) was throwing him a surprise party. Mom, Krishnan and I turned up just in time and it was great to catch up with KVK and ofcourse to see the collage of pictures … Read more

I am inconvenienced :)

Days when things don’t go the right way …. I try and send an email to the organisation about day one of Pratibimb and am still trying. I reboot my laptop and now the names are validating at a snail’s pace. I have a short fuse, but it gets even more shorter when things like … Read more

Something left undone …

A whole weekend goes by and the Monday is gone too, but the sense of something left undone remains. A series of incidents and the feelings they generated is what this post is about… Friday night when Amma and I returned from Chennai, I got the 27th row – I just don’t like being a … Read more

Her magical touch

Her hands are gnarled, she can’t hold the knife or “aruvamanai” to cut vegetables, her hair white, her teeth gone but her touch remains intact – just like her heart of gold. I love my mother-in-law, it’s no fashion statement. I knew of the hardships she has gone through before I met her and the … Read more

Happy Birthday

He was the first person I met from my future family … Sat next to him at the MILT alumni meeting when Krishnan won the prize in an Impromptu competition. I had met Krishnan 4 days before that and we had decided just then that we were getting married 🙂 His famed ability to keep … Read more

Jan 2012 – the celebrity month !

I first saw Farhan Akhtar during Vikesh’s wedding, then saw Anup Jalota  at the Mumbai airport … and yesterday Mohinder Amarnath was sitting in the next table at Lemon Tree. No, I didnt ask for autographs from any of them or even get a picture clicked with any of them – I have almost an … Read more

Chennai – first ride

I managed to ride the bike today around the Lemon Tree hotel in Guindy … God bless Nisha for finding Mr. Vishwanathan of Balaji Cycles in Chennai. Now I just need to call him and reserve a bike to rent when am in Chennai. Its fascinating that he got me a Trek 4300 to ride … Read more