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The olden eye

Heritage vs development

The Hindu carried an interesting editorial late last year on developing heritage cities in India. Most people don’t associate Bengaluru with heritage. While it is true that Bangalore has only a few monumental historic buildings

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Deepa's Jottings

‘Freshly grinded’

One of the conveniences of living in an Indian city is that one can get excellent value for money. Let’s take the example of coffee…if one wants a quick shot of the drink, there’s always

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Deepa's Jottings

A few rare blooms in Lalbagh

Two unusual plants in Lalbagh are in bloom again, and those interested can go and view them near the Office of the Deputy Directorate of Horticulture. The first one is the exquisitely-coloured, and beautifully-shaped, JADE