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Bye for now, Periyamma ….

We were completing our meeting with Shashaank yesterday, when I heard the news. We quickly wrapped up our meeting and I called Shantha over WhatsApp. Its never easy losing one’s mother … and particularly for Shantha because her father passed away when she and Padma were quite young and Periyamma raised them almost single-handedly ! … Read more Bye for now, Periyamma ….

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When the “twines” met !

I have worn sarees almost everyday since I started working in 1989. I became a part of few sari forums in 2016 and suddenly realised that just being an ill-informed sari addict was not good enough ! So now I know that I am wearing a Chinnalampati tie&dye silk-cotton sari as I write this blog … Read more When the “twines” met !

End surrogacy of leadership

The not-so-young twit hoping to be the PM doesn’t have time to canvass in his constituency so the not-so-young sister is canvassing on his behalf … The question that begs itself to be asked is – will she also govern on his behalf ? Look around us – nearly everything seems to be rented. The … Read more End surrogacy of leadership

The First day – Meeting inspiration

I agreed on the drama, but not death when I was born !! There was thunder, lightning, and rains the day I was born in Tirunelveli. There were eight children born in that nursing home that day and I was the only girl and my mother wanted a son so badly. Since I had agreed with God … Read more The First day – Meeting inspiration