Adios 2012 Hola 2013

Yet another year has gone by, flown by, but then it dint really fly by. I sat back and watched the days fly, and the months roll out. And now, it is the last day of 2012- Dec 31st.   The year has been good, overall- Touch wood!! I did get some perspective on...

Recipe- Makki Di Roti & Palak Subzi

No, you read it right. We had Makki Di Roti & Palak Suzbi. I know the traditional combo is Makki di roti and Sarson ka saag, well, we don’t get Sarson ka saag [the Mustard greens] in Chennai and so this alternative 🙂 When we had visited Delhi earlier this...

Thiruvathirai Special

Thiruvathirai, a star, also a festival celebrated in the marghazi masam [Dec-Jan] is a day when we celeberate the thandavam (cosmic dance) performed my Lord Shiva. Another side to this day is that it is Lord Shiva’s star birthday today, the star being arudhra....

Skywatch Friday and 275th post… Welcome to the Blue Hills

It is not often that you take a holiday that leaves you wanting more. I had one such experience recently. Even though it was a trip to a familiar destination, it was with friend and her family, which made a world of difference. I enjoyed myself, visited familiar...

Celebrating Chennai… The waves

As the year draws to an end, let me leave you with this beautiful image from the city i call home- Chennai… Me: What is the one place you want to go to when you come to Chennai/Madras? Cousin [over the phone from Delhi]- The Beach I rest my case!! When she was...