Posts filed under ‘India Nostalgia’

The shopping malls of Chennai

The Malls of Chennai

The Malls of Chennai

It is a different world in there. (more…)

March 18, 2009 at 7:35 pm 8 comments

Mouse.. The real one. Not Mickey!

The Mouse at last!

There was an uninvited guest at our house. A rodent. A mouse. An eli(more…)

March 11, 2009 at 8:54 pm Leave a comment

Eating Out at Chennai Part III

Saravana Bhavan Place Mat

Saravana Bhavan Place Mat

The Saravana Bhavan saga continues. Today we visit the T Nagar Saravana Bhavan on Tyagaraja Salai. (more…)

March 3, 2009 at 11:30 pm 2 comments

Eating out at Chennai – Part II

Dosai - perfect proportion (Reduced portion though)

Dosai - perfect proportion (Reduced portion though)

I was introduced to Saravanabhavan – Parrys Corner in 1990 or 1989 I think as a hotel that served you colorful chutneys and a dosai whose quality was superior to the Udupi hotels in Parry’s corner that I was used to.


March 2, 2009 at 8:26 pm Leave a comment

Eating out at Chennai – Part I

This is a vast topic and I am going to type it up in bite sized sections. (pun intended) (more…)

March 1, 2009 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

Walking through a roadside vegetable market



This is something that still is fresh in my mind. (more…)

January 27, 2009 at 10:57 pm 1 comment

Donkey’s Milk in the streets of Chennai

I had never known that human beings consumed donkey’s milk. (more…)

January 26, 2009 at 10:21 am 2 comments

Asking for Directions

You dont go around with a GPS in rural India. (more…)

January 24, 2009 at 7:49 pm 1 comment


Tiruvaiyaru Temple prakaaram

Here is a post after a trip to India. The Tiruvaiyaru temple near Thanjavur is always a source of inspiration (more…)

January 24, 2009 at 7:44 pm 3 comments

Ammas and escalators

My mother is scared of escalators.

A septugenarian, and a conservative person in general, my mother doesnt take risks. She doesnt go anywhere alone by herself. (more…)

November 17, 2008 at 11:28 pm 2 comments

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