• Places to Visit

    A Couple of Dreams: Follow their Journey in India!!

    A Couple of Dreams is the Youtube Channel run by adventurous couple Ashley (from UK) & Rotem (from Israel). They are on an 8-month trip to India trying to accomplish 100 Dreams/Challenges, which I guess they’d put up on their YT channel along with their travel vlogs. We (Me and Ramya) spoke to the couple of dreams over a Video Call today, and we were mighty impressed with their dreams and aspirations. Just like us, but stretching it far beyond what we would dare, they have ditched the routine life and are on a exploratory journey in an unknown land. They are currently in Goa and have already uploaded a…

  • Movie Reviews

    2.0 Movie Review: No Logic, but VFX makes movie Enjoyable :)

    So we watched 2.0 Tamil movie today at Sathyam Cinemas, Royapettah. We were waiting for the right movie to visit this famous theatre and this film did not let us down. 2.0 is an excellent entertainer as far as Action and VFX is considered. But if you are a serious movie watcher who expects logic, characterisation, story, etc. this movie may not live up to your expectations. The Bad The first thing that was very odd in this movie was – the villain fights for the right reason (his way of fighting may be wrong.. but still we are clearly able to empathise with his cause). In most movies we…

  • Chennai

    The (Rail) Coach Restaurant @ Chennai Rail Museum

    The Chennai Rail Museum has opened a new A/C Restaurant inside its premises, aptly titled – ‘The Coach Restaurant’. I got to know that this is the first restaurant built inside an actual rail coach, in India. The second one is coming up in Mumbai – it seems. Since this venue is closer to our house (ICF – Villivakkam) it’s easy for us to go there whenever. We went to the Chennai Rail Museum again to have a look at this newly opened restaurant and the metal sculptures made with scrap materials (I am yet to make a video for it – will share the blog post once it is…

  • Events in Chennai

    Imaginarium – Review

    Imaginarium advertises itself as ‘India’s first Live Arts show with Rob’. That’s very true. Except that the show was not only about arts, but it was about crafts, magic, humour, audio-video displays, and lots of interactivity. Better, they even gave us DIY art/craft kits with which audience learned to draw a superhero along with Rob, and completed a few other arts/crafts follow-along exercises. We went to the show on Dec. 1, 2018 (Sat Afternoon 12 P.M.) at Sir Mutha Venkatasubbarao Concert Hall, Harrington Road, Chetpet. Frankly we didn’t know what to expect. At the ticketing area where they exchanged the online passes for tickets, they gave us a DIY kit…

  • Humour

    Who is Your Favourite Heroine?

    Normally, this is a very easy question to answer. I would have even give answers in multiples of ten(s) had someone asked me this question during my college days. But giving an answer to the question, ‘who is your favourite heroine’ is quite difficult, when someone asks me after marriage. Especially when that someone happens to be my wife. This question is a double-edged sword. And being honest is only going to work against you. So, I have a strategy. Whenever my wife asks me this question (yeah, they ask the same question multiple times) I tell her that my favourite heroine is ‘Aishwarya Rajesh‘. Of course, she acts well…

  • Thoughts

    Send Flyers & Receive RSVPs for Your Event

    Paperless Post Flyers makes it easy to send online flyers for your offline events like birthday party, holiday/festival gathering, professional/personal get-together, functions, etc. You can start from one of their ready made designs customise it with your content and media. The support and availability of GIFs in addition to images makes the flyer look really cool. Once you are done designing your flyer, you can enter the email addresses of the recipients to whom Paperless post will automatically send the event details and RSVP link. Or, you could just copy the event link and share it over social networks like Facebook, WhatsApp, etc. When people click on the link, they’d…

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  • Events in Chennai

    Imaginarium – It’s a Wonderful World becomes a favourite amongst Celebs!

    Imaginarium Video Intro –   From A R Rahman, S, Imman, Shreedhar Pillai, Sridevi sreedhar , Leon James, Santhanam, Sajith Satya to Oorka, and more get a sneak-peak into the show and recommend you to go and watch! Sony Music India and BookMyShow , who recently announced India’s 1st LIVE Art Show for kids and families called Imaginarium – It’s a Wonderful World is making national news. Celebrities from all walks of life had a sneak peak of what to expect from the show and have gone all out to endorse the same. From A R Rahman, S, Imman, Santhanam, Sridevi Sreedhar , Sreedhar Pillai to Oorka and Leon James,…

  • Thoughts

    Email Marketing Trends – 2018

    E-Mail marketing is important for business growth as email is still the best medium to communicate with customers and prospects. So, it’s very important for businesses to develop an email list and communicate with them frequently. One of the popular Email Marketing service provider MyEmma published a blog post about their Email Marketing Predictions for 2018, and how those fared over the year. Here are some highlights from that post, The first one of our email marketing predictions for 2018 was a bigger focus on engagement, rather than acquisition. Some companies lost 50% of their email subscriber base (as a result of GDPR implemented in the EU). However, the news…

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  • Thoughts

    New Server Cake!

    If you had tried to access this blog over the last few days, you would have experienced very slow loading time or website being inaccessible. That was because, my trusted web-host of 9 years suddenly seems to have made some major changes on their servers and all my websites were loading very slow. One was totally down. I tried fixing the issue with their tech support, but they were not able to help me. Previously, for the most part, either I didn’t have to contact the support or my issue was solved quickly over chat. It never escalated beyond that. But this time, even after a couple of days, there…

  • Places to Visit

    Selfie with Bahubali Characters

    During our recent Thrissur (Kerala) trip, we went to an exhibition/show called DJ Amusements, upon an autowallah’s recommendation. That turned out to be our best outing in Thrisur. Selfie-loving people that we are, we found many many objects to take selfies with. Sorry if you came to this post thinking we actually managed to take selfies with the actual actors of Bahubali movie. Although that might happen soon, it has not yet. 😛 Anyways, coming back to DJ Amusements at Thrisur, they had an entire gallery with a few Bahubali characters and objects. We jumped on the opportunity to take some selfies with the cardboard/plaster of paris duplicated stars. Of…