Yesterday we woke up to the news that the four animals who had raped and murdered the young veterinary doctor in Hyderabad had been shot dead by police. …. “How convenient”, was my first reaction. For a moment assume that the four animals were the sons of Chief Ministers of different states. Now try reading … Read more Yet another one …. and another … and another…Part II
She got raped, killed, allegedly raped again and then burnt … but a minister says, she should have called the police instead of her sister as she was educated ! The people of Hyderabad tried to get hold of the perpetrators as they were “safely” taken by the police to judicial custody. Some trial will … Read more Yet another one …. and another … and another…
Dearest Appa, Today is Thiru Karthigai and its the 10th anniversary of your departure. We remembered you with some things that were very dear to you. Believe it or not, Amma made dosas on a cast iron tawa ! She has been making dosas on a cast iron tawa for the past week, ever since I … Read more Cast Iron cookware, Coffee filter and an Anniversary
On Saturday, Aug 11th, we started from Sagar on our way to Hyderabad. We woke up early, took bath and left the hotel by 5.40 am. Its an easy exit from Hotel Deepali back to the national highway. The very first picture I took that day as soon as there was some light – Our … Read more Postcards from Sagar to Hyderabad … Cows and Rains!
On June 5th we started from Hotel Deepali, at Sagar, on our way to Hyderabad. The route we follow is Sagar-Narsinghpur-Chindwara-Saoner-Nagpur-Adilabad-Nirmal-Hyderabad. This is a picturesque roadtrip especially the ghat sections in Chindwara. Beautiful forests and after some rains, its all green. We started at 5.10 am and would have started by 5 am if the … Read more The “Nirmal” break – Sagar to Hyderabad
We should have been on our way back now from Shilpa Kala Vedika, Hi-Tech city, but we are safely sitting at home and am writing this blog :). I had booked for Niladri Kumar’s Sitar concert a week back and even put it on our calendar so we don’t forget. The only thing I forgot … Read more Aadi-Anant missed because “Gaadis”-Anant
On 21st we left Chennai for Hyderabad. We started by 6.50 am, struggled a bit with the bike carrier .. We could put one of the bikes easily, but the second one was a little tough because the folding bikes have a different frame. We had loaded most of the stuff the previous evening itself. … Read more Toyota Car-ulla
Date of journey – June 4, 2015 For the first time we managed to leave the hotel at 4.32 am as planned :). We had stayed overnight at Hotel Deepali, Sagar. The route we took to Hyderabad was Sagar-Narsinghpur-Chindwara-Saoner-Nagpur-Adilabad-Medchal-Hyderabad. This was the first time we were trying this route and we were just bowled over … Read more Postcards enroute to Hyderabad from Sagar
The house in Hyderabad always brings back memories of my college days spent here. At that time, there were a couple of houses and a burial ground nearby. The windows would rattle if it rained and Koka’s house was half a kilometre away. I had a lot of fun living alone for a year or … Read more Marie biscuits and tea
Dear Appa, I was remembering Amma and your 40th anniversary today… Krishnan was in Bangalore then with CPG and I had come over for his birthday on May 16, a day before your anniversary. You had been here the month before for my birthday and then returned to Hyderabad .. The plan was to come … Read more The 40th anniversary ..