Some Pictures from the show,
.. do visit the show at the gallery, its on till 30th Nov’12.
… the Responsible Luxury of the Newly Opened ITC Grand Chola.
and its Moods … Go here for the snaps.
Its just less than a month, so you can’t call it too late … :)
Its about the IndiBlogger Meet i attended on 20th Mar’10 in Chennai – GRT Convention centre.
My expectations out of the meet were
So met the following
W.r.t to the “Unconference”, it was a disappointment.
……. hmmm had an interesting time and my wife got a Tee Shirt from Indi Blogger. Yes, she took that away …… :(
First Part here ….
The Copper Pod Tree, because of the colour and shade of the pods of the tree.
மலை வேம்பு (Malai Vembu) the country cousin of the neem tree.
Pungam tree (புங்கம்), its a brilliant anti-duster and purifies oxygen, a must tree if your home is on the main road (so that it cuts of dust and sends fresh air). Also the spots on the leaves are a routine fungus and not any malady is what i heard.
… yes, you guessed right, some more to come ….
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Thanks to Nizhal …. a NGO to re-introduce Trees and their lives to us, did take part in a Treewalk on Nov1st. some of the trees seen during the walk and learning from them ….
With the help of Ms Chitra & Ms Yamini (the resource persons who helped us in learning them) (Thanks to Ms Yamini for going over my pictures and correcting the facts)
The Palmayra, is the State Tree for Tamil Nadu.
Poomarudhu / Queens Crepe Myrtle / பூமருது … is an Indian species (most of the indian species have the name “indica” in their botanical names) and have some lovely flowers.
Gulmohar tree, not an native indian tree. Might have come from Madagascar.
More to come ………
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I was stunned to learn that the Madras Chamber Orchestra (MCO in Short) was revived last April’09 after nearly two decades of silence. That too for a 40 year old music group 20 years is definitely a long gap.
Was very happy to be watching their second act yesterday at the Egmore Museum Theatre. Revived and Conducted by Bernard Wacheux, a French national based out of Pondicherry and also a Violinist.
The Stage is set now for the Bach’s, the Beethoven’s and Vivaldi’s to flow again in the Heart of Chennai.
The Crowd’s now eager for the Chamber Music from the well trained and passionate 20+ String players of the MCO.
With an eminent conductor who has the passion to revive after nearly two decades and driving 300 odd KMs every weekend to practise with his team.
The Madras Chamber Orchestra needs to be supported by the public and not just Gatsby or Satsang with their sponsorships to enable us to listen to such lovely composers.
BE THERE WHEN THEY PERFORM NEXT TIME.
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