We all complain, nowadays, about the food dished out by the airlines; about the plastic trays, the aseptic smell, the quantity and taste. The reason could be the food served by Indian Railways have improved. Anyone who travelled long distance and did not have the luxury to pack food from home, would have tasted the... Continue Reading →
Romancing the RX-100 – A Southern Odyssey -1993. Part -1.
“Sometimes it's a little better to travel than to arrive” - Robert M Pirsig. Every man, according to me, makes one life defining travel unless of course he or she is Ibn Battuta where travel itself becomes life. If we leave out the early homo sapiens migration who travelled to populate the earth, the earliest travelers... Continue Reading →
Will It Dawn – Vidiyuma – விடியுமா?
Considered by many as The Best Short Story written in Tamil, Vidiyuma - Will it dawn? -was written by Ku Pa Rajagopalan. Consider the odds. He lived for just 42 years (1902-44). Lived in absolute poverty. The magazine he worked for did not even pay salaries and he walked to office from home (Triplicane to... Continue Reading →