Expressions of Faith

Kolam at the entrance

Devotees who were closer to the sanctum sanctorum, bent over the railings; those who were behind, stood on their toes; children sat on shoulders of their fathers, all of them waiting to get a glimpse of Nataraja, the lord of dance. As the curtain was pulled apart, temple bells and folded palms filled the shrine.

Death by chocolate!

Being late December, it was no surprise to see Christmas Trees decorating the airports of Delhi and Chennai. But I should have known the large candy sticks at the exit of Chennai Airport were more than just festive decorations - they were a sign of things to come! We ate out almost everyday. And for … Continue reading Death by chocolate!


That tickles!

The sound of the waves crashing against the shore, the softness of the moist sand between the toes and the pleasant sea breeze worked together to create magic.

Do not disturb!

It's a cold winter morning. The blanket is cozy and you hate to come out of the warmth. You take a look at the clock and think to yourself, 'just five more minutes.' This street dog reminded me of my own reluctance to get out of bed in the morning!

Year 2014 Round Up

Every year, our newspaper brings out a compilation of the major events of 2014 in the form of a supplement. It makes for an interesting read, and I quite look forward to it. This past month though, I decided to try out my own abridged version of the round-up. This compilation was part of the … Continue reading Year 2014 Round Up

‘Sea’ 2015!

My admiration for the beauty and variety in the world of seashells continues into 2015! Wish you all a very happy new year!