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Spare time pursuits

30 May

Sujatha Pelletier

Continuing our series of guest writers, Sujatha Pelletier, whose parents Manohar and Mahema Devadoss have been part of Chennai’s literary and cultural scene for the last several decades, and whose life as a mother and wife of a representative of the US government in different corners of the world has been richly rewarding, writes…

Amongst the many things that keep my family coming back to Chennai every year is the fact that my native city does not always yield its sweaty charms to those who prefer the convenience of franchised and branded cultural experiences. The exertions of the hunt may be tiresome to some, but they merely whet the appetite for one who, having lived in 8 countries in the past 17 years, has found that things are not always what they seem. Continue reading