Blood, Sweat and Books – the Harper Collins Garage Sale Saga

When the organisers tried to placate them and said there was drinking water, one woman yelled back, “We just need the books, not drinking water”. It was every book-lovers’ fantasy come true. Harper Collins was having a garage sale at insane prices (see below) Now picture this: Squeezing yourself through a sweaty mass of people…

Offshore Wind Farms in Tamil Nadu

The Video was as part of an in-house package making exercise for the TV course at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. Below is the script of the voice-over provided in the video: Tamil Nadu grabbed the chance to set up India’s first offshore wind farm. It is to come up in the sea near…

Food Stalls At MRTS stations: Fact or Fantasy?

CHENNAI, Aug 12, 2015: Neha Christina, a Tata Consultancy Services employee, hurries along the darkened length of the Thiruvanmiyur railway station, glancing furtively at the deep hollows and quickening her pace to get to the ticket counter at the opposite end of the mammoth station. It is two in the afternoon. “I don’t feel safe,”…