Ravi Muthuswamy’s pictures often tell a story.

If Navaratri comes, can sundal  be far behind? For it is that naivedyam that is offered to the Devi and then distributed to everyone who visits your home for kolu and/or  haldi-kumkum. Children get an extra-large packet 🙂 Though sundal is a naivedyam for Ganesh Chaturthi too, its association with Navaratri is unmistakable for the above reason […]

Back in my childhood, Durga Puja brought with it drumbeats and terror. I don’t know why we were so terrified of the drums, but we used to rush blindly in the opposite direction of the drums when we heard the beats.

It is not often that a childhood passion turns into a career option. For the younger one, it has been wheels and roads and Scout My Trip is a logical progression #aageseright!

We all have our own special comfort foods. Among South Indians rasam holds a high rank!

Late Prof. Yash Pal loved children and their incessant questions. His book Random Curiosity is the result of that love.

Cybernag can cook too!

Pico Iyer’s ‘Falling off the Map’ is less a travel book and more a sociological study of the times in the Lonely Places he has talked about.

A teacher might be a Guru, but a Guru is not just a teacher….A Guru Purnima tribute to our great Gurus.

While the mind can make the body do its bidding, there are times when the body needs to be heard and heeded.

When did summer holidays cease to be joy for kids and turn into a pain for both the children and the parents?

There is no motivation for the bad dogs to reform, for no matter what they do, they will be demonized and vilified and might even end up turning into criminals.

It is a pity that many of the games that were played a couple of generations ago have become virtually ‘extinct’ today.