Chitra Santhe 2018

“Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced” - Leo Tolstoy This was prominently displayed near Karnakata ChitraKala Parishath during the 16th Chitra Santhe that was held on 6th Jan, 2018. The statement succinctly captured the essence of the feelings of the various artists whose works were on... Continue Reading →

Cox Town New Year’s Flea Market

“Have you ever visited the Cox Town New Year’s market show?” Ask this question to people who have been living for years in and around Cox Town, Bangalore. The reactions can cover the entire spectrum of emotions from excitement and joy to frustration and even downright fear. Every year on New Year’s Day umpteen hawkers... Continue Reading →

Ride Share Stories – The Mummy

“All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players.” I do not know what was going through William Shakespeare’s mind when he penned these words in the play ‘As You Like It’. But I can sure as hell say that sharing a ride with strangers make these timeless words a reality.... Continue Reading →

I miss Lakshmi, Menaka & Apsara

Here is a riddle for all folks living in Bengaluru… and especially those that have lived in Bangalore. What is common between Lakshmi, Lavanya, Urvashi, Apsara, Menaka and Triveni? Ohh please... give it a try instead of stereotyping me as an amorous male. What if I extend the list to Nataraja, Sri, Mukunda, Naga, Cauvery... Continue Reading →

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