This beautiful sight is waiting to enchant you on Redhills Lake/ Puzhal Eri on the outskirts of Chennai. It seems, this is a man-made rain-fed water reservoir originally constructed in 1876, but later expanded to hold the Krishna river water coming from Andhra. It was almost afternoon when I went there, but the climate was cool and the sun was hiding behind the clouds to give me the perfect lake ambiance Continue reading
In order to make my blog feel haute and uber-cool, I went to the Alliance Francaise’s (French Consulate, Chennai) French Movie screening of “Les femmes du 6ème étage” which translates to “The Women on the sixth floor”. And I wasn’t disappointed
This movie is a comedy. Well, light/sublime humor. Continue reading
According to this article in Hindustan Times, the number of women who study Engineering has doubled over the last ten years. Even in other streams, their number has increased significantly. Women now constitute 41% of the total students enrolled in higher education. And that’s a good trend.
Zoutons.com is a site where you can avail coupons and save money, especially if you buy high-value items or services like flight/travel bookings. Continue reading
Prison Bazaars sell food items and other products manufactured by prisoners across Tamil Nadu. I went to the Prison Bazaar next to the Puzhal Central prison in Chennai to check out what’s in the offering. Continue reading
How far would one woman go to save her marriage? That’s the gist of the movie ‘Gone Girl’ written by Gillian Flynn and directed by David Fincher. At 149 minutes, you’d expect this movie to drag, but it doesn’t. Excellently written (and directed) movie.
In my quest to switch over to healthy snacks here in India, I have decided to replace unhealthy biscuits with (relatively) healthy ones. My definition of a healthy biscuit is – it should not be made of maida, it should have limited sugar (should not be overly sweet), and it should not contain cream, chocolates, and other unhealthy toppings. Continue reading
If there is one thing that has remained constant with me from a young age, it’s my love for music and songs! I just love all those Hindi and Tamil movie songs I’ve been listening from a very young age. Earlier, it was recorded cassettes. Then CDs. Now it’s MP3. Continue reading
Nowadays, Engineering mostly means time-pass in college, and every second person is an Engineer! But there was a time when Science and Technology was not omnipresent (especially in India) and the few people who studied Engineering were passionate about the advancement of society. One such Eminent Engineer from India was M. Visvesvaraya. Continue reading
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, is a humorous movie released in 1995 starring Jim Carrey. I am not sure why a few ppl. don’t like this movie (online reviews), but I liked it. Have a look at the above embedded trailer – you will get a taste of how funny the movie is! Continue reading