Author: Rajaram S

Weekend fun with friends 0

Weekend fun with friends

After many weeks of discussions, we finally managed to go to Mantra Hills resort on a Sunday, which also happened to be the last day our coupons would have been valid! With Kavin, Krishna...

Fancy Dress: Akshara as a flower girl 1

Fancy Dress: Akshara as a flower girl

It is towards the end of the academic year (if it can be called so for pre-school!) and this is the time when all the events – sports day, fancy dress day and the...

First Mottai at Tirupati Temple 4

First Mottai at Tirupati Temple

After many months of deliberations based on the dates suggested by Georgian, Victorian, Tamilian, Google, Flight and What-Not Calendars, we finally ended up at Tirupati for Akshara’s first mottai/Tonsure of head/Mundan/haircut. We were in...

Hairy Tales – before the first mottai 5

Hairy Tales – before the first mottai

Last week, Akshara had her first Mottai (Tonsure/Removal of hair on the head/any other translation). Akshara’s mottai had been delayed due to various reasons and her hair had grown considerably in the past three...

Ring a ring o’ roses 1

Ring a ring o’ roses

Kaas plateau near Satara is an amazing place to visit post monsoon. During these 2/3 weeks, the place is full of wild flowers. Last year was our first time and it was an incredible...