H2SO4 – docu face to face
October 22, 2016 By sastha

I accidentally came across this #painting exhibition and never felt so many mixed emotions in me at the same time and at the same venue. If you are in #Thrissur, please drop by Lalitha Kala Academy Hall and see it for yourself. Dinesh PG has quite evocatively reproduced portraits on paper, using charcoal powder, of […]

Madurai – Day 1 – ‘Dil se’
April 20, 2015 By sastha

After a bit of dilly-dallying finally made plans to visit Madurai and South Tamilnadu. I was always under the impression that Coimbatore was the starting point to reach anywhere in Tamilnadu from my parts in Kerala. I did a Google Maps search and found there was a quicker route to reach Madurai via Pollachi without […]

I am skipping day 5,6,7 of my Ooty trip… mostly it was mundane business related work. On day 8, I had planned with a friend to visit a tea factory in Manjoor. I had been to Manjoor a few of times during my resident days in Ooty, mainly to visit a friend and a wedding. […]

Ooty – Day 3 – Hospitality
March 25, 2015 By sastha

Another early start to the day. I woke up early and went on a long walk after a cup of tea. It was really cold and misty. I took the road leading to Monarch Hotel. These are quieter parts of the town and there was hardly anyone on the road at 6 am, maybe the […]

Lots of work, but fulfilling…
March 6, 2015 By sastha

It was quite late when I left the Biennale venue after getting a few sunset pictures. The sunset was truly spectacular. I reached my room and freshened up and went to a nearby restaurant right opposite the Aspinwall House, the main venue of the Biennale. I sat opposite to the restaurant owner who was having […]