Yet another one …. and another … and another…Part II

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…

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

Cast Iron cookware, Coffee filter and an Anniversary

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

The “Nirmal” break – Sagar to Hyderabad

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

Postcards enroute to Hyderabad from Sagar

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

The 40th anniversary ..

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