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The curious case of the dog that barked

Lord Muthappan is a local deity worshiped mostly in the Malabar regions of Kerala. Considered a manifestation of the duo of Lord Vishnu and Shiva, he is peculiar for many things not least of which is the fact that he was alway…

Recipe - Spicy Watermelon Salad

This week, we had some lovely guests over for lunch. Part of the 'online to real life friends' category, they, like us, are food lovers. And so, we had an assortment of dishes ready for them when they arrived. The…

Ten to One : Get to Know Me Better

Back when I started blogging in 2005, an easy way to find something to write on was to take up tags featuring questions you needed to answer. In addition to getting you back into 'writing mode', it also helped you open…

Take a step outward or inward and look - really look - at me.

Stay still where you are and look at yourself. You are you and that is truer than true.  You are your shade, your nationality and religion & in your mind, it defines you.  It is your pride and differentiates you from …

Featured in the Doctors Day Special of Manorama Arogyam

Yes, I know. I have been away from the blog for awhile. What can I say? Life... Anyway, as it has in the past, when I find myself unable to carry the blog, it takes a life of its own and carries me. I have been struggling t…