J S Raghavan
Thambiah calls on me whenever he feels like it.
09 Jan 2019
Thiruvalluvar counselled that one should give a little to the stomach, when there is no food for the ear.
27 Dec 2018
You have to stand facing the back of the one in front.
12 Dec 2018
A frequent visitor to Andhra Pradesh during the dog days, I used to keep a piece of banana leaf under my deerstalker cap while travelling to project sites.
21 Nov 2018
Nothing disheartens a student more than being denied a medical seat, despite assiduous preparation. Yet, when a window is closed, God opens a door.
10 Nov 2018
Almost all organisations choose to celebrate Ayudha puja, also known as Vijayadasami, on the tenth day of Dussehra.
16 Oct 2018
Not sure when it began, but I started experiencing pain in the right shoulder, around the ball and socket connect, early in the mornings.
08 Oct 2018
I ran into Paramu, a bespoke specimen, when a nonagenarian called it a day.
18 Sep 2018
Shreya, my four-year-old granddaughter, was running a temperature which the thermometer recorded at 101 Fahrenheit.
27 Aug 2018
Few things are more difficult than drawing the deposit on its maturity from a Post Office Senior Citizen Savings Scheme.
13 Aug 2018
Few things were more challengingly juxtaposed than the struggle for supremacy between the cultists of cricket and football in Poonamallee, (in Chennai).
25 Jun 2018
Come summer, the sellers of ice apple (nungu in Tamil), the fruits plucked from palmyrah trees, sit in Ashok Nagar, Chennai.
09 Jun 2018
The Kanyakumari Express reached Tamil Nadu’s Maniyachi junction. Bursts of chilly winds from Courtallam falls had air conditioned the station.
28 May 2018
Thambiah who may be likened to an Indian version of Mulliner, a Wodehousian creation always had a chronicle under his belt.
11 May 2018
My father, a lawyer in Poonamallee, commanded respect from his clients, fellow lawyers and even strangers. The reasons could be his height, broad forehead and shoulders and benevolent aura.
27 Apr 2018