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The Four Things Meme

Maggie from The Novel Orange did a really fun tag last week that I thought was fun, and most important easy and quick to do :) . Since it's been ages since I did one of these tag posts, I thought I'd do this on...
Isn't this chessboard super-duper awesome? I wish the chess pieces were a little more exotic though

The Bestest Pool in the World

The above proclamation came from Snubnose during our visit to Chennai. We went on a day-trip to Mahabalipuram not to explore the ancient town, but to spend some time in one of the fancy resorts close by. It...
Budget shopping - so much for just a little expense

Budget Shopping with Snubnose

I used to be the queen of budget shopping during my college days in Chennai. The place where I lived - Besant Nagar was and still is surrounded by export reject stores. Export reject? What's that? These are sto...
So hot. Piglet was literally melting in the heat

Crocodile Bank

When we visit Chennai, Crocodile Bank in Chennai is always a must-visit. The park has feeding sessions every Sunday at noon and between 4pm and 5pm in the evening, and this is the best time to visit the park...
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Virgin Gingelly

I hope to be remembered in this street, amongst the lame, as the husband of the one with amorous thoughts and sexy legs. There used to be a writer here in this empty house, they will say. He had a porous mi...
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Tagged Again…

...by Amrit of the The Midnight Sun. He has tagged me for the 8 wonders meme. Here are my responses: 8 TV Shows I Love to Watch: None, I don't watch TV at all. If I had to pick something it would be True...
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Chennai Trip Summary

Had a whirlwind of a time in Chennai. I was only gone for 4 days, but in that time we really managed to squeeze in a lot. I went to Chennai primarily to attend my cousin's wedding, and catch up with all my r...
Stressed Day and Night

Upcoming Vacation Stress

Next week, I am going on a short holiday to Chennai. I can't really call it a holiday as no one (positively no one) would want to visit Chennai during the peak of the summer season. I am actually going there...
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Struggles with the Snub-nose

For the past couple of months, the little snub-nose has been acting extremely snooty with me. She is normally a good eater, and eats everything we put on her plate (as long as her veggies are nicely mashed u...
Dancing Jahnavi

Dancing Jahnavi

Anyone remember the old "Dancing Baby" video that used to be forwarded time and again ? Well, here is the upgraded version - the snubnose dancing on a table during our vacation in Chennai. Enjoy!...
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Know What’s Happening in Your Town?

I have been living in Bangalore for the past 4 years, and oftentimes newcomers ask me stuff like, where is the best place to eat Chinese, or where do I shop for XYZ ? A lot of times, I used to struggle for an a...
Cheezy Igloo Group Shot

Snow in Chennai!

Hah, did my title make you sit up and rub your eyes in disbelief ? Nope, this is not a piece of fiction. It's all true, read on .... As usual, went home (Chennai) for Diwali. I have been going regularly f...

Mom’s visit

We've been having maid problems for the past couple of weeks. My mom has been helping us find someone from Chennai. She finalized someone this week, and she came over to help us train the new lady. K is not ...

View from Vandalur

It's been almost two weeks since our Chennai trip when we visited Vandalur zoo. My daughter Jahnavi has been seeing pictures of animals in her story-books. We thought it would be a fun idea for her to see them ...