The modern man

Lifestyle magazines, the advertising world and the urban yuppie all talk of metro sexual men. The in epitome of masculinity. The dictionary defines him as man who spends a lot of time and money on his appearance and likes to shop. He is supposed to be sensitive, he is supposed to be the evolved glorified new …

weather-be.

The perfect weather is always there, its us who are not upto appreciating it. Autum Leaves What does a perfect weather mean to me? The perfect weather depends on the mood, though I am not very fond of the scorching heat. Like waking at day break when the Usha (I like this poetic rendering from Usha suktam) spreads …

The trivia hoader.

collecting scalps was not my forte but I did go through the path stamps, coins, greeting cards, and have finally settled for Agatha Christie and Asterix. agatha christie collections.. well i went through various ones. Though scalps were never on collectible list, memories are no doubt there. There were stamps for a while, when uncle Raja gifted …

scents of the past

whiff of memory Fragrance Lake sense of smell is great. One fragrance that stays with me is the fragrances of sandalwood sachet. My maternal grandmother Parwati was a no nonsense person. Yet she always had a small indulgence she would. place small sachet  between her sari's this gave a mild fragrance to them. this stayed through out the day. we …