Living next to schools

[Image courtesy: Google] For as long as I can remember, we have always lived closed to a school, either across the road from one or right next door to one. In Madurai, we lived across the road from the school, the one I went to. And then came Tirunelveli, where we two...

Food Tales…. The taste

I was in LKG or UKG, studying in TVS School in madurai when this new taste got into my life. At school, we were served milk and biscuits post lunch following which we used to take a short nap in the classroom. An aaya of sorts used to bring a big vessel and serve us...

Celebrating Chennai.. St Mary’s church

It is only fitting that I resume this series today.. Why? Today marks the 375th birthday of Madras aka Chennai. This image I share was taken during the last weekend walk inside Fort St George. It was taken at St Mary’s Church which is located within the...

Relishing the challenge- (mis)Adventure

There I was, in 6th Standard when our class teacher announced we were going to do something different the next day. It was Saturday, we normally had school -full day. We wondered what it could be, but had no clues what was in store for us. The next morning, as always...

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...