A couple of weeks back we had ordered Watermelons from Sanesa. They sent us one green watermelon and one yellow watermelon. I was a bit apprehensive about eating it as we have never seen a yellow watermelon. Then I checked with Varun at Sanesa and he said, these watermelons were from their farm and totally … Read more A Yellow WaterMelon
I bought the saree in Jan 2017 a full two years before my 50th birthday at the Cooptex “Festive Weaves” exhibition in Gurgaon. There were two of them.. one in black and one in deep purple. I tried to like the deep purple against my natural affinity for black but then Rao Sir and Venkatesh … Read more The Birthday Saree – “Air India” Arani Silk Saree
In the last two days we have had two new kinds of birds coming to drink water on our balcony. Our old sparrow couple also came back and the pigeons never left, even though they are much better behaved now. We also have the fiesty Mynas showing off their bathing skills to the clumsy pigeons … Read more New Winged Visitors
I love all natural fabrics and cotton is just up there in the pecking order after the Kanchipuram silks, for most parts of India are warm and cottons can be worn most of the time. When we moved to Delhi we had the advantage of experiencing winter and summer as two distinct seasons and our … Read more Cool Cotton in sweltering heat…
In Hyderabad, the mornings are still lovely, cool and soothing. Sometimes Amma has to take a shawl when she goes out for her walk. But by 8.30 the Sun is out shining brightly and the days are really warm. Have taken out some of the cotton saris in the last few days to wear. I … Read more Cottons are out !
The temperature at Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh right now is 11 deg C… and the place we are at, the temperature is 38 dec C. We drove into Chennai on Saturday and didn’t realise how hot it was till yesterday. It was pleasant on Saturday evening and infact we told Krishnan’s mom that it was so … Read more Ice, sauna, steam