Sunday, April 23, 2017

TALES FROM THE CAPITAL CITY – LXXIII

BUNGALOWS ON THE BEACH

                 'Bungalows on the beach', write-up on V. Krishnan Thampi's Beach Bungalow and other famous residences on the coastal stretch of Shangumugam, The Hindu 23-04-2017.


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

TALES FROM THE CAPITAL CITY – LXXII

STRADDLING TWO WORLDS

                 'Straddling two worlds', write-up on V. Krishnan Thampi, a Sanskrit scholar and founder of Kathakali Club, The Hindu 25-03-2017.


Sunday, March 12, 2017

TALES FROM THE CAPITAL CITY – LXXI

A TEMPLE WITH A HOARY PAST

                  'A temple with a hoary past', write-up on Neelakanta Swamy temple, Padmanabhapuram, and its place in Travancore history, The Hindu 11-03-2017.



Sunday, February 5, 2017

TALES FROM THE CAPITAL CITY – LXCIIV

A PALACE FOR A SCHOLAR AND PRINCE

'A palace for a scholar and prince', write-up on Saraswathy Vilasam palace, West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram, the abode of Kerala Varma Valiya Koil Thampuran, a.k.a., Kerala Kalidasan, The Hindu 04-02-2017.


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

TALES FROM THE CAPITAL CITY – LXCIII

                                                  CHALA, A MARKET OF ANTIQUITY

'Chala, a market of antiquity', a search for the origin of Chala market, Thiruvananthapuram,                         The Hindu 21-01-2017.


Sunday, January 8, 2017

TALES FROM THE CAPITAL CITY – LXCII

                                  THE TRAVANCORE-TANJAVUR CONNECTION


'The Travancore-Tanjavur connection', write-up on Vadasherri Padinjarae Ammaveedu, a.k.a., Tanjavur Ammaveedu in Perumthanni, constructed by Swathi Tirunal Rama Varma for his consort Sundara Lakshmi.