Oct 24, 2019 I met her at the Chemistry lab of Wesley Women’s College, Secunderabad, the day I joined the college. A common friend and a senior Meera had introduced us and it was like friendship on first sight. Vidya is my soul sister and one of my closest friends since 1987 (To my Soul-sister … Read more For my Soul Sister – A Handpainted Bishnupuri
On Aug 28th, we were at the Delhi airport on our way to Hyderabad. We went to the lounge to eat our lunch after we had spent some time browsing the Hidesign store for a sling bag for me. I liked one bag from their recent collection but decided to buy it after eating lunch. … Read more Serendipity at Airports !
When Swapna visited in Dec 2018, she wanted to buy “Madhubani” paintings and dupattas that had Madhubani painting done on them. Dilli Haat, one of my favourite places in Delhi always has “Madhubani” paintings for sale, so we went there. As luck would have it, there was a handloom and handicrafts mela on and not … Read more Ghicha ? or just a beautiful Bengal Cotton ?
Ever since Amma and I have started to criss-cross the inside roads of Kamakoti Nagar, I have found myself a new friend. The first time I noticed him was when he called out as we went past his house. At first I thought it was a one off greeting. Then it started to happen regularly … Read more Chennai Walks – My buddy Cruzer
I was remembering both the FUBs today – Bala and Nisha. There are such sweet memories of you both bugging me and how much I got done just because of your follow-ups. Sharing a picture of a sari that Bala gifted to me and Nisha, the neckpiece is obviously designed and made by you. I … Read more Happy Birthday to FUB Jr…
A mother lost a son, a wife lost her husband and a daughter lost her dad and many friends lost a dear friend on the 11th of May. We are struggling to find words of solace, we are struggling to come to terms with the reality that you are no more. Alam, its futile to … Read more Alam, you left too soon …
He was in the conference room when I met Krishnan first and his black Fiat car was the one, Aporesh used everytime he came to Chennai and I got to ride in it during the management program too. He became a very dear friend and Krishnan and I have spent countless evenings in his house … Read more Sethu – you crossed over too soon 🙁
We were told by Anand, long before we met you on the Mangar ride, that we need to be careful about not littering non-biodegradable stuff during our ride or we will be asked to leave the group by you….. And I thought, “Mera bhai lagta hai”. :):) Well, as things turned out, I had guessed … Read more Family or friend ? A rare family friend, Rajesh !
There is another blog that I wrote for Deepa’s birthday with the same title, so this becomes the second one in the series :). Friendship on the banks of Ganga Today is Kapil’s 50th birthday and we were at their place early in the morning and here are some special moments captured forever. Kapil is … Read more Friendship on the banks of Ganga – 2