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Book Review – Tathastu

Please download Usha’s first book “Tathastu”. It’s beautifully written and the proceeds go to Sevalaya, an amazing NGO in Chennai.

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For my Soul Sister – A Handpainted Bishnupuri

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

Serendipity at Airports !

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 !

Ghicha ? or just a beautiful Bengal Cotton ?

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 ?

Family or friend ? A rare family friend, Rajesh !

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 !

Friendship on the banks of Ganga – 2

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