Happy 2018!

To all the loyal followers of my blog and the occasional visitors, to your friends, families, colleagues and acquaintances, I’d like to wish you all a very happy new year! I hope that the year will bring you much joy, happiness and good health and will also show you the way to attain all good…

2018 is here!

Given that it had been quite difficult and a bit exhausting to get back home after the New Year Celebrations in Downtown Dubai last year, I decided to watch the fireworks closer to home. Every day when I go walking along the marina walk, I go past a point where I can see the Atlantis…

Year in review: 10 images from 2017

Wow! 2017 is almost done. In a few more hours, we will begin a new year. A new cycle of winter, spring, summer and fall or summer, fall, winter and spring if you live in the southern hemisphere- at least in fashion if not in real weather patterns. 2017 was my first full calendar year…

Happy New Year

A very happy, prosperous, healthy and peaceful 2017 to everyone! I was near the world’s tallest building- Burj Khalifa- last night to catch the fireworks at the break of midnight. Here’s a few glimpses  

2015 about to bloom!

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it…

Season’s Greetings

It’s that time of the year everyone! The beginning of the end. Time to reminisce and reflect but also times to make plans to surge forward. I wish you all the best in the days and years ahead!

What’s in a New Year?

I remember April as being one of the months that I looked forward to the most when I was small. For good reason- by the time we got to April 14, which normally happened to be Tamil New Year’s day, schools and colleges would close for the summer and would reopen only in June. So…