August 18, 2018

Chennai – Home to a marvellous Crocodile Bank

The Crocodile Bank around 30 – 40 kms to the south of namma Chennai is home to one of the world’s largest collections of crocodiles and alligators! When you visit the place, you cannot but be amazed at the sheer number of crocodiles and their girth and what not. You […]
August 12, 2018

Farewell to our Former CM

Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi 3 June 1924 – 7 August 2018 The past week in Chennai was pretty much dedicated to the failing health and passing away of the DMK stalwart revered by the title ‘Kalaignar’ meaning artist. But he was so much more than that as well. He was the ever-ruling […]
August 6, 2018

Our Vaazhapazha Kadhai (The Banana Story)

No matter how many years it’s been, some scenes from Thamizh Cinema have become iconic and timeless for us locals, and almost all references to missing objects is labelled as ‘the banana story’. The banana story refers to a comical scene from a film titled  ‘Karakattakkaaran’ involving the successful comedy […]
July 28, 2018

Fashionable Souvenir Anyone? Denim’s here.

Saris can never go out of fashion. They have a timelessness about them. Regardless of the material a sari is made of, the saree is considered as pure elegance. There is no fashion that rules saris. It is the sari that rules fashion and wins the prize for ‘best formal […]