Deepa's Jottings

On sale….

The BBMP is intent, it appears, on cutting down pavements wherever it can widen the roads for the ever-increasing motorized vehicle traffic of this city…but our pavements are areas where a lot of vibrant life »

Deepa's Jottings

Tips Pleas!

Using a car on Bangalore roads? Then,when you fill up petrol (at the petrol pumps in the city, you are generally given the "perk" of "Free Air"…that is, the car tyre pressure is checked and »

Deepa's Jottings

A Morning in Lalbagh

I spent a very pleasant morning at Lalbagh today….I started at the Glass House, where the floral exhibits for Independence Day are taking shape, and this Anthurium exhibit was stunning…. As I walked around, both »

Deepa's Jottings

Custard apple season…..

At the outskirts of Bangalore, many small-scale vendors try to beat the middlemen by selling direct-to-consumer…. First one sees one basket of custard apples… Then a few.. Then a few more… And if one takes »