Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Red Sandal wood figurines

Marapachi Bommai drying in the sun.I have come to like these traditional toys,which are ecofriendly and have medicinal properties. They make good decorative pieces and are kept in "golu" during navaratri.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009


These are a pair of hurricane lamps in disuse at my grand dads.It served to light up my ancestral home for so many years providing light for all of us.All things come to pass.I feel sad at their current state.

Monday, November 9, 2009

She dwelt among the untrodden ways

This flower is called the butterfly pea or Shanka Pushpam in Tamil.Simply love the blue petal with a white throat.The Lord of Saturn loves to be adorned with this flower.This is my favourite flower."A violet by a mossy stone half hidden from the eye"..Wordsworth you rock.

My dad's 64th birthday pics

Today my dad turns 64.He's been my pillar of strength and a great dad .Here's wishing him a great day and a wonderful year ahead.I got him a book called "The Difficulty of being good" by Gurcharan Das.The author in this book turns to Mahabharath to answer the question why be good.I hope he enjoys it.

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