Beginning to blog after thirty two years of journalism

I want to begin my first post on this weblog with greetings for the new year in my mother tongue-Thamizh.

“Vanakkam! Puthaandu Vaalthukkal!!

Let’s hope the advent of 2009 will see a bright future emerge for us all.

As for me the dawning of the new year heralds an exciting new venture.

After considerable thought I have launched my own blog under my own name.

My by-line will be the name of the blog with of course the mandatory “”

So friends , you have to click on

Hopefully the new year will see me blogging away as much as possible.

A friend somewhat unfamiliar with the word asked me “What is a blog”?