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Finally we might end up seeing trees this way in the future. World environment day.

Wall mural at CCD Lounge, KNK Road.


Talk on the College of Fort St George and the Madras Literary Society

On May 12 this year, I was asked to deliver a talk on this subject at the Madras Literary Society itself. This wonderful institution turned 200 earlier this year, making it the city’s oldest surviving library. 11 more words

Chennai (Madras) History

A Bit of Chaat, a Bit of Color

There is nothing wrong with roadside food.

Yes, I know that it has its naysayers — the people who are worried about the hygiene. And you have every right to be — that  355 more words


Once upon a Nungambakkam - a #HeritageWalk on April 22nd

Once upon a time, there was a village called Nungambakkam. Central to it is a temple, dedicated to Agastiswara, fronting which is a tank that was full of water not so very long ago. 262 more words

Chennai (Madras) History

Valluvar Kottam, Chennai

Valluvar Kottam, a chariot-like momument, dedicated to the ancient tamil poet Thiruvalluvar, is to find in Nungambakkam, Chennai.

It was constructed by M. Karunanidhi, and by architect V. 94 more words

Travel With Love

Crisp Cafe

Crisp Cafe, Nungambakkam, Chennai

Situated in Sterling Road, above ‘Cake Walk’ is a brightly decor cafe with funny foodie quotes all over the wall, the table mats and even in the menu card. 255 more words


Chennai goes Continental with Crisp!

For the people who meet my complaints of “wow, I really miss Taco Bell, french fries, Steak ‘n Shake, and Cheesecake Factory” with rolled eyes and the standard “but Chennai  365 more words