Category Archives: Environment

People during Pandemic..Intelligent/Stupid..NN’s Take

This is like asking a married man if he has stopped beating his wife. He cannot say yes or no. Both the answers would get him into trouble. “Yes” would amount to a confession of previous demeanour. A “No” would … Continue reading

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LOCKDOWN…NN’s Viewpoint 

For the first time a phenomenon in our lifetime has put everyone in their place, physically and metaphorically. Hence in a way Coronaand the consequential lockdown have ceased to be a question at the individual level. It is a little … Continue reading

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Wholesomeness and Hope II

“Amma! Paal” (Madam! Milk) would be the regular cry at 5 am and 3 pm at the gate of our house in Madras when we were growing up. We used to have a cow or buffalo brought to our gate … Continue reading

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My Choice

I have the choice The choice to stay at home The choice to clap my hands or ring a bell The choice to light a lamp or show a lit torch But I have to be blessed With that frame … Continue reading

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Slivers of Soap

My earliest memory of a bar of soap was the oval Sandalwood soap that was manufactured in Mysore. I remember my father using it along with Yardley talc powder. When it came to personal usage, i remember it was the … Continue reading

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BARK CODE! James Thurber’s Dogs!!

Seven years ago I wrote this piece! Thought I would recycle!! This topic was suggested by Lin, for the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium. Do drop in and look at what other writers in our group have to say on the … Continue reading

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A Road Hog!!

Yes!! This is the tag given to a driver who takes too much space on the road. In India we have road hogs that are actually not pigs but many other creatures and road conditions. The most famous road hog in … Continue reading

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Internationally Famous Landmarks in my Hometown CHENNAI

Welcome to Chennai, bustling metropolis, IT and automobile industry’s destination, historic city with its interesting amalgam of conservative old world charm, art and culture and intelligence, education, world savviness and political awareness and debate.
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The Disappearing Beaches

Swachh Beachside Story It was barely two days after Women’s Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and with hopes expressed for a better deal for oppressed women. Then TOI came out with a prominent Page 3 story that was anything but … Continue reading

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Vegetarianism

When I was growing up, I really did not think a great deal about being a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian. I was brought up in a household where everybody was welcome. So we too visited homes of friends from various … Continue reading

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