The Telia Rumal – A Handloom Lover’s Delight

Posted on 04/09/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life The other day, I was vegetating before the idiot box and flipping channels – a half an hour luxury I am wont to after dinner. It was then that I caught a few scenes of the critically acclaimed Shyam Benegal movie – Ankur (1974). However,Continue reading “The Telia Rumal – A Handloom Lover’s Delight”

Madurai Sungudi- Six Yards of Knots and Dots

What do I love more – the six yards or golden era Hindi music? This is a very tough question for me to answer. It is almost like asking which eye I like more – the right one or the left? I have been meaning to write a post on the Madurai Sungudi for quiteContinue reading “Madurai Sungudi- Six Yards of Knots and Dots”

The Kandangi – Chettinad’s (chequered!) pride

Magnificent mansions, a distinct spicy cuisine, a flourishing antique market and last but not the least its own weave – you must be wondering which place I refer to. Well, it’s not a quaint town in Europe that I describe but our very own Chettinad tucked in south east Tamil Nadu. Doesn’t it almost seemContinue reading “The Kandangi – Chettinad’s (chequered!) pride”

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