Meena and PhenoMenon and their little nephew! I first 'met' Meena Menon and her husband Pravin (aka PhenoMenon) via the Blogging From A to Z Challenge 2013 . Perhaps it's the Hyderabadi connection, … [Read more...] about Bhadra Maruti Temple: Sufism In A Hindu Temple?
After reading the first three post on memories, food and books, you have probably concluded that I am an incorrigible nostalgia buff, yearning for the 'good old days' of the sixties and … [Read more...] about Travel Travails In Bandra Of Old
A few days ago, as part of the Blogging From A to Z April Challenge, Sharmila Kulkarni had written a thought-provoking post about her Nana (maternal grandfather). But what struck a chord was the … [Read more...] about Vacations Redefined
Kathputli is a string puppet theatre, native to Rajasthan, India, and is the most popular form of Indian puppetry. Although there is no written record of this, it is said this craftof Rajasthan is … [Read more...] about Kathputli – Indian Puppet Shows
Originally, Mahabaleshwar was created as a summer capital so that British sahibs and memsahibs, stationed in the Bombay Presidency, could escape the heat of the Indian summer. Now, except for the … [Read more...] about Mahabaleshwar
I first visited Kerala (a State in South India) in the early nineties, much before the Keralites discovered that they lived in God's Own Country. And having discovered God's Own Country, on my own, I … [Read more...] about Kalaripayattu