On Sunday we watched this movie “The Vow” starring Channing Tatum and Rachel Adams. The story is about a couple who are madly in love, get married and within a few weeks are involved in a serious auto accident that leaves the wife in a coma. When the wife recovers from her coma, she doesn’t … Read more Where there is love ….
I have been asked several times by many readers of my blog and friends about washing saris at home. While for some years in between I have been dry cleaning my saris, especially the silk ones, I realised that dry cleaning damages the environment and the sari. Two of my wedding saris have been spoilt … Read more Washing saris at home
The king of social media “Facebook” is faceless !! I have been on Facebook since 2009, and an active user since 2012. I probably started being an even more active user from 2015 onwards because we started our ShikshaDaan Yatra and the new ShikshaDaan website got launched which tracked our Yatra using the “Facebook” check-in … Read more Faceless Facebook
When we met with the weavers of Chinalampatti for the first time, Krishnan handed out ShikshaDaan’s card to everyone. This really sweet grand old lady came upto me and said, she wanted a card too and then asked me, whether I can find out what happened to her pension… I gave her a card but … Read more Adopt a Rasammal
Over the last couple of weeks I have had to face the consequences of two organisations functioning in a disconnected way, for whom I was a customer until recently. First, Future Generali India with whom we had insured our Skoda Yeti. The Yeti became a total loss vehicle in the Chennai floods of December 2015. … Read more The disconnected organisations…
I didn’t write anything when the Charlie Hebdo attack happened. Yes it was gruesome, it was an attack on freedom of expression and getting killed because of a cartoon is terrible. But it happens all the time …. Freedom of expression can be argued both ways. Freedom of expression that hurts someone’s sentiments, religious or … Read more Suicide bomber … Age ? 10 – yes TEN YEAR OLD :(:(
Vijay TV has the Tamil version of the famous “Kaun Banega Crorepati” or “Who wants to be a millionnaire” called “Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi” hosted by Suriya (the original “Ghajini”). About three days back there was this participant from the fisherman community, who left a huge impression. She was bubbly, full of verve, great smile, great presence and … Read more Different outlooks towards life !