Archive for August, 2009
A park that is crying for help!
Last week I took my nephew and niece to the Government park in Kotturpuram,Chennai promising them lots of adventure. But the facilities there really spoiled our plans.
We found handicapped SEE-SAWs
The sliding thing’s steel base have come out, if you slide, better get ready to have a tetanus injection
but within five minutes of swinging, around half a dozen kids were impatiently waiting for their turn!
A close encounter with Swine(less)flu
Wife calls in the afternoon and says she has fever and headache. With lots of swine flu in paper, TV and streets, we rush to nearby hospital.
Hospital gives a feel of an area affected by an epidemic
There is a helpline for Swine flu reporting
Wife’s SMS, Fever 99.8, check up starts, I call up everyone who were with us last two three days and request to have a checkup
Finally Doctor declares “Its a normal flu, a swine (less)flu
Image of the week
Remembering a great nation as the now neighbours celebrate their Independence Day
Two World Records at Symphony of Silver!
When my friend sent me an SMS about A Guinness World Record feat that happened in Chennai, I decided to go and have a look. The feat is showcased at Sukra Jewellery at Mylapore, Chennai, famous for Silver Jewellery, under the name “Symphony of Silver”.
Now about the feats
Made in 92.5 % pure sterling silver-hallmarked by B.I.S. It took 5700 man hours and 71 days to create this master piece
Antique finished pot, fruit bowls from Havelis of Rajasthan
Royal Indian jug, Indian tribal jewellery, jewel box and many more
Mr. Nithin Kalkiraju had a dream, to design the grandest boutique . At Sukra, he conducts a symphony in Silver and its worth many an applause
The great Choco-tragedy
When I received GHIRARDELLI ‘Masterpieces Collection’, premium chocolate assortment from my wife, I did not expect, not even in my wildest dreams, the great tragedy that I was about to witness!