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HAPPY NEW YEAR

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Happy New Year


Happy New Year

House Maids in Chennai

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Welcome to Chennai



 I just temporarily moved to a furnished service apartment in Chennai for a month. Living in a SA costs you a life.  We'll come to that after. There they provide all, but not the washing machine. So, I have to engage a maid for washing. Already my Chennai friends advised a lot about the maids in the city. It's easy to find a maid in Chennai, but maintaining her is a Himalayan task.                     The watchman brought a lady and she started interviewing me about the members in my family, probable number of guests, days of work in a week, my name and contact number, her name and contact number and her salary (Rs. 600). I accepted all her terms and conditions.                  Next day (that's today) she came  to work. I asked her to clean the bathroom floor before doing washing. She immediately hike her pay by 100 for that only she will clean it daily. She also  told me that she enquired others about the pay and they suggest her for a hike of Rs.100 as t…

House in Paradise

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Beauty surrounding my house in Kovaipudur 
Egrets


Grazing Sheep





Video of egrets chasing the ploughing tractor for their food grains and insects


Enthiran The Robot

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The most awaited, watched and running successfully Tamil movie "ENTHIRAN" with my favourite star Rajni in action. Released a month and half back, I didn't get a chance to watch the movie on big screen. Decided not to see it on DVD, I hit the theater on its fiftieth day.
                    Bombay Theater, Thirunelveli, advertised as Full AC dts was somewhat upto mark. Tickets sold in Rs.10, 20, 40 and balcony - guess what - Rs.80 - cheap indeed. It was a rainy day. Only a handful of people seen here and there (totally 20). Blaming myself for seeing the movie after a long time, missing all zing things - Deafening Whistles, Thundering Claps and Showered Flowers -  I watched the film silently. When we were out, the theater manager blamed the rain.






                     Coming to the movie, it is a bit scientific, more Iswarya Rai and much more the Robot Rajni. Rajni, as a scientist with the french beard, nice to look upon. He, as the robot, played well the vi…