Monthly Archives: October 2008

Blogging, connecting, culture

I began blogging a couple of years ago with the impression that it is a loser’s past-time. Instead of the night-out at Satyam Cinemas or a disco like my friends, I sat by the computer, hour after hour, making sentences up. Only the pleasure of misusing my office computer kept me going. I began, rather clandestinely I imagined, writing for anybody who cared to read. Continue reading


A story on photowalking

(A version of this appeared in The Times Of India ages ago)

Twenty-six-year-old Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan is in a dilemma. The next Chennai Photowalk, which has been organised by him on the second Sunday of every month, falls on June 8, but Chandru has to be in Coorg for a shoot. So for the first time since November 2007, when he and a group of photowalkers went from Mylapore to Fort St George shooting everything and anything that they saw, he is rescheduling the monthly photowalk. Continue reading