Nov 25, 2020

Temptations...Mutton varuval


Mutton deep fry ( chukka varuval) in Madurai style -one of my favorite recipes prepared by my wife!

Nov 23, 2020

Life Series Art 20 - The Platform Chaai

 Train journey was never complete without a cup of hot tea sold at the railway platforms...The Chaai-walas (tea sellers) are one of the unforgettable memories of train journeys which I miss now a days...

Nov 18, 2020

Madurai Series Art 08 - The Plastic pots vendor

These street vendors are literally acrobats who balance a large number of plastic pots and vessels effortlessly!

(Inspired from photography of Michael Stephens)

Nov 17, 2020

Madurai series Art 07 - The Gopuram

The Gopuram - Meenakshiamman Temple

(Inspired from photography of Val Shevchenko)

Nov 16, 2020

Granny's sketch

 Granny Annie's sketch of me was a pleasant surprise ...

Thank you Granny (Elizabeth Lynch )

Nov 13, 2020

Nov 11, 2020

Nov 10, 2020

Madurai Series Art 03 - Jallikattu

Alanganallur Jalikattu - The famous bull taming game

(Inspired from an image on the net)

Nov 5, 2020

Architecture Art series 16 - The Taj

The Taj Mahal (1632-53) - built by Mughal  Emperor Shah Jahan 

Chief Architects - Ustad Ahmad Lahauri and Ustad Isa Shirazi

Nov 4, 2020

Architecture art series 15 - The Nayakkar Palace

The Nayakkar Mahal (Palace) at Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Built by Mannar Thirumalai Nayakkar ,  1636 AD

Nov 3, 2020

Architecture Art series 14 - The Manora

The Manora Fort at Peravurani, Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu

Built by Serfoji II , 1815-16

Click  Manora  for my previous post on this building and my ancestral connection here.

Nov 1, 2020

Architecture Art series 12- Angkor Wat

Vishnu Temple complex, Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Built by King Suryavarman II , 12 century AD