Conversations with strangers…

Conversations with strangers…

Sometime back I had written about the joy of conversations, how only a few are good at it, most others stutter & there is nothing but awkward silence between strained words… When was the last time you had an interesting conversation with a stranger? Or someone you...
Travel & food- Part I

Travel & food- Part I

It is no secret that I love to travel, and I have been fortunate to travel quite a bit over the last couple of years. In fact, it is a running joke among my friends – every time I am going away, I am quite cryptic, and don’t reveal the destination till I...
[Guest post] SPRING: A HOPE AND PROMISE, OF SURVIVAL AND RENEWAL

[Guest post] SPRING: A HOPE AND PROMISE, OF SURVIVAL AND RENEWAL

A guest post on the blog after ages… This one is by a dear friend/ Wildlife traveller, a woman who has strong thoughts and a kind heart- Shabnam of Wildlife Whisperer Over the last couple of weeks, the human world as we know it has slowly, grudgingly come to a...
Destination Weddings… The In thing~!

Destination Weddings… The In thing~!

Our cab drove into the entrance making its way near Galle fort when I spotted a group of women all identically dressed, giggling away.. Few yards from them, I spotted a group of men all in suits, and then ahead I saw the bride and groom, all decked in finery ready for...
Chettinad Food festival at Ayna, The Hilton, Chennai

Chettinad Food festival at Ayna, The Hilton, Chennai

The first thing that catches my eye is a metal Pallankuzhi [a game that I used to play with my grandma & great grandma] board where each slot has a different spice . I beam with a big smile, and then I see the Baranis [that are used at home to store rock salt,...
Skywatch friday…. Chennai skies..

Skywatch friday…. Chennai skies..

This was what greeted me- One of those evenings when I was out just to get away from home…. One of those days when I needed nothing but silence and some space…. One of those days when I knew for sure I wanted to move to a different planet…...