Archive for the ‘Central Chennai’ Category

What happened to D’Monte colony?

D’Monte colony is just off TTK Road. Take the road just before Indian Terrain outlet, and the first right leads to D’Monte colony.

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Death of a beast

Watching a living, breathing and growing organism die is both weird and learning experience. Especially an animal you are very familiar with and have come to love. Especially watching it die, day in and day out.

Arranged around the four sides of the squarish Panagal Park, and spilling over into one of the three roads that begin here, is Chennai’s famed retail zone. Pondy Bazaar, Ranganthan Street, Panagal Park and shopping are synonymous words. Used interchangeably and justifiably so. From glass bangles to gold, from leather wallets to jackets, from Bhel Puri to Chocolate Mousse, from kerchiefs to 9 yard saris, T Nagar is the to-go place for shopping in Chennai. This then, is the beast I refer to.

A living, breathing beast. Crowded, hectic, teeming with people, always active, growing in size and stature by day.
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