Sunday, July 31, 2011
Saturday, July 30, 2011
The wholesale markets open before dawn and people rush to buy week full of veggies and rush back home for breakfast, the markets flood with fresh vegetables and few vendors use parking lots as make shift sale area...bargains remain the best for buyers!
Friday, July 29, 2011
Most popular of the food lovers and an ideal light meal, idly served with hot sambar in most of the darshinis in the city seems to be one of the largest served food choice in the city....
Thursday, July 28, 2011
The monsoon is dutybound, rains in almost twice / thrice weekly, the sky remains cloudy and windy throuh out day makign it a pleasure to drive, sun seem to be on his annoaul vacation..behind the scene!!
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Roadside buying is fun, the bargains between buyer and seller are one of the interesting conversations, this one seems to be more details with quality checks and seller seem to have lost interest....
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The Flowers are always in demand all through out the year or anytime of the day, the celebrations and gift do demand these colorful flower bouquets. This florist is decking up his stand early morning with fresh flowers ....
Monday, July 25, 2011
It is raining cats and dogs over the weekend, the roadside shoppers are feeling the heat as shoppers prefer staying indoors, other who love the wet and spalshy abode do venture out to get some good bargains!!
Sunday, July 24, 2011
This is a friend city has been waiting to return since long, once common these sparrows in the city have drastically reduced since longtime and spotting them somewhere is worth a picture!! this one seen in the Russel Market area!!
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Another name of fun are the resorts in the outskirts of city with some or the other attractions, this resort has a wave pool! What more you need when city is far from the shore!!
Friday, July 22, 2011
while you are out shopping and rain starts playing hide and seek, it does make sense to by an umbrella quickly, the opportunty is seized by this street vendor.....
Thursday, July 21, 2011
There are skilled freelancers in the city and the opportunities to quickly earn some bucks is otside the spares shop, as someone buys the spare there comes the need to 'fix' the same, what best could be to find the skilled person right outside the spare shop!!
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
In my neighbourhood I see lot many newbies this season, the morning walks are becoming more playful and interesting!!
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
From trendy cars to cellphones malls are leveraged on weekends by the top brands to create awareness and promote sales, the event management companies are making merry for sure....
Monday, July 18, 2011
Monsoon brings the wild winds, it takes tolls on already depleting tree resources, the coconut trees seems to have already adapted to heavy winds and are indifferent other than few bends to show respect ....
Sunday, July 17, 2011
City does not have a seashore but enjoys best of both worlds,fish from both east and west coast states (like Tamilnadu or kerala) gets into the city for the sea fish fans, these mackerels have traveled from east coast (Chennai, TN) to my home via the street vendor...
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Deluxe Lunch served on banana leaf - Kai Holige, Cashunut Pakoda, pachadi, Avial, kurukku Kalan, veg pulav, Steamed rice and Daal, keerai Sambar, Tomato Rasam, Curd n Papad @ Annapoorni, Cambridge Layout
Friday, July 15, 2011
As the city grows and more and more space is utilized for residential and commercial purpose the designated gardens restrict the play areas or are far away kids face the music and chose to play on the neighborhood streets, their game now has a big risk element attached to it!
Thursday, July 14, 2011
In the memory of the lives lost and severe mental and physical injuries due to terror attacks on Mumbai y'day evening, BDP condems these cowardly attacks ....
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
While the city remains busy with the routines, some events keep happening in the creative space, the fashion and textile designers from all over the country make a visit to exhibit their merchandise and create new markets...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
While walking aroud the market this display got my attenion, the artisian used leftover textile and created beutiful butterflies out of it with few paper additions, it took me back to my childhood when in the fields we used to chase them and admire the natures creation ....my flying dreams as I used to call them then!!
Monday, July 11, 2011
After a bit hot day the city thermostat worked and it rained late evening after sunset, the temperature kept fluctuating and settled below 25 deg C late night...
Sunday, July 10, 2011
A Quick look at the veggie counter in the market, the freshness in abundance... Sunday is the day for many to visit the wholesale markets and load up for the week...
Saturday, July 09, 2011
Traditional art follows the fans, this old wooden pillar must have traveled from rural part of the state to mid city in a restaurant to showcase the tradition, city has many such preservation's getting thickly embedded to daily life...
Friday, July 08, 2011
The traffic police are the most vulnerable to weather changes, hot sun, winter or heavy rains they have experienced it all, these men in unifrom are always seen struggling with erratic traffic on one hand and the weather on the other....
Thursday, July 07, 2011
Like father like son, both are busy shopping veggies on the road nearby market, a quick ride from home perhaps!!
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
The usual day, routines are in place, the market lanes are not so busy as it is weekday late morning, weather is good and days are warm!!
Tuesday, July 05, 2011
The cheerful colous of chennapattna toys always catch attention, these colours make kids smile and parents rest assured of the natural colours that are harmless and joyful... the art is cherished in the state and concentrated neaby the city thus products get to catch local markets attention with ease....
Monday, July 04, 2011
Weekend stroll in the mall catching up with friends to catch up with the trends, the choice is never a simple decision when it comes to variety of options and pressure to remain well within the trends....
Sunday, July 03, 2011
City is enjoying 'Imprints', a photography exhibition showcasing nature and wildlife by Sarthak Singhal and Vishakha Vaidya. They showcased approximately 50 Limited Edition frames printed on Archival canvas and each frame was captivating!! The exhibition hosted in Chitrakala Parishat is open till 5th July 2011......
Saturday, July 02, 2011
The construction workers using bamboo woven baskets to carry the debris, these traditional practices from rural world provide value to urban needs as adaptation by need!!
Friday, July 01, 2011
The stock load up is underway to prepare for weekend rush, there are many such midsize malls (actuallya departmental store kind) have been sucessful keping their customer base from traditional grocers and bigger international mall brands, the business seems to be positioned right thus doing good!!