Category: International

Facts and Fiction, Grand Parents, International, Kids, Ooty, P U Krishnan, seasons, Travel, Vancouver

The art of settling down!

Back home after a gap of eight months is a strange experience. Off and on you are haunted by the happy-go-lucky experiences you had had, all these days, with your kith and kin. Simultaneously, you have to struggle a bit to regain the routine life. Yeah, its calls for a lot of diplomacy and patience …

Groningen, International, Netherlands, P U Krishnan, Travel

Peaceful coexistence

I was half asleep when I saw the “full moon”. But, in a jiffy I became alert and asked myself, “full moon on new moon day?”. The bus in which I was travelling took a ‘U’ turn and the moon or sun disappeared from the scene. What I saw was a setting sun which looked …

Domestic, International, Ooty, P U Krishnan, seasons, Travel, Vancouver

Nature’s canvases!

Man has this fascination for colors and it is reflected in his clothes, vehicles, the walls of his houses and what not. The artist in a man finds an outlet through his attempt to reproduce pieces of those colors which he sees in this huge canvases of nature. During day time, especially in summer blue …

Domestic, International, Ooty, P U Krishnan, Travel, Vancouver

An exciting sight-seeing trip…

Even before one reaches the starting point of the sight-seeing journey, one gets an idea about what is in store for those who are eagerly looking forward to a memorable trip. And, there you are!…in a world which gives a “far away and long ago” impression. The railway station, the train and the staff reminded …

Facts and Fiction, International, P U Krishnan, Travel

You are in USA boss

“Regupathi Raghava Rajaram…” “Sare jahan se acha..” “Jana gana mana…” I was chanting these mantras, sitting on a bench in the park minutes after I bowed my head before the Lord…or rather the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in front of the Indian embassy in Washington DC. We came across other embassies as well while we …

Domestic, Facts and Fiction, Humor, International, P U Krishnan, Travel, Vancouver

Breathtaking and Serene

A thing of beauty is a joy forever! That was my immediate reaction when we arrived at the mesmerizing spot…call it a beach or a harbor or an aerodrome! The history and geography of that place was none of my concern at that time when nature outdid everything that resembled a megacity. Of course, I …

Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, International, Ooty, P U Krishnan, Short Stories, Travel, Vancouver

International Children’s Festival… something for elders too!

It was like summer showers in Ooty when natives and the tourists jump for joy as they rush towards nature’s canopy provided by trees. On one such occasion, when I was on my way to my house with the borrowed umbrella in my hand, I could see some students from the plains dancing to a …

Domestic, Facts and Fiction, International, seasons, Short Stories, Tellicherry, Travel, Vancouver

Waves make the difference…

“Sunset and the evening sky… sunset and…” My mind kept on repeating these words as we were on our way to the beach, close to the Stanley park. In the good old days, a visit to the beach was a daily affair during summer holidays and the picture was almost clear on the mental canvass …