Archive for March, 2008


Snow on TreesThe midwest witnessed extraordinary amounts of snow two weeks back. (more…)

March 21, 2008 at 1:43 am Leave a comment

History Next Door

Chhatrapati Shivaji

 India is a such an amalgam of the ancient and the modern. It is not unusual for historical monuments to even go unnoticed in 21st century India. Here is an example in the form of the well known Kalilkambal temple in North Chennai. (more…)

March 9, 2008 at 3:38 pm 3 comments


 I do not know of the origin of the word thokku. But I like the delicacy for sure. (more…)

March 8, 2008 at 8:13 pm 2 comments

Vintage Tamil Movie Tiruvilaiyadal

The film Tiruvilaiyadal is a real treat from many different standpoints.

Continue Reading March 5, 2008 at 4:10 am Leave a comment

Ennullil Engo

Illaiyaraja’s Ennullil engo from the 70s sung by Vani Jayaram is a classic.

Continue Reading March 5, 2008 at 4:02 am 2 comments

Writer Sujatha

With Writer Sujatha in December 2007With Writer Sujatha in December 2007Writer Sujatha’s departure leaves a vacuum that is hard to fill.With Writer Sujatha in December 2007


March 2, 2008 at 3:23 am 2 comments