I published a blog last year (What’s the Magic? You Asked Time to Stop!) where I have written about two great lyricists of Tamil Movies namely Kannadasan and Vali. I thought I would follow that up with couple of more songs from these great poets but never got around to it. You always need a... Continue Reading →
Two Songs For The Weekend.
Tony Askew, my super boss at BetzDearborn had an acerbic wit. Although he was British, he lived most of his life in America, and I guess, this was the reason, his humour was not the understated kind one normally sees with British people. He spent few years in India and we were fortunate to learn... Continue Reading →
Makhan Khayo – Songs for Krishna Jayanthi.
The Hindu festival season has begun which will run for about six months. The grand celebrations start in August for Nombu followed by Krsihna Jayanthi (aka Gokulashtami/Janmashtami) and ends in Pongal (mainly a harvest festival). Each festival is dedicated to a particular God and with 3000 or so Gods you can have ten festivals a... Continue Reading →
What’s the Magic? You Asked Time to Stop!
Man’s quest for finding ways to attain eternal youth and immortality is probably as old as civilization itself, along with search for alchemy. However, the scientists have given up on alchemy, but are still looking at solutions for eternal youth and immortality . Both have been a recurring theme in Greek and Latin mythology. The... Continue Reading →