Category Archives: Environment

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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The Garuda Story

Yesterday, my friend Pavitra Srinivasan put up a photo of a religious icon on Facebook. The picture was so good that I requested her to use it as my Cover Photo. I inadvertently called the picture Dwarapalaka, a figure that can be … Continue reading

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Deepavali–Then and Now

    It is the eve of Deepavali—Dhanteras for the business community. I sit here at my keyboard and think of all the Deepavalis that have gone by. I am in my son’s home and this year my husband and … Continue reading

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