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Hello! I'm

Chandra

Subramanyam

Author, Writer, Traveler

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but i can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and follow where they lead.

Chandra Subramanyam

Chandra Subramanyam is a short story author, novelist, and award-winning poet.

About me

The great master Confucius said, ‘We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we have only one.’ Chandra Subramanyam is in her second life. Growing up in a transplanted immigrant family, she straddles the world of Kerala and cosmopolitan Mumbai. Driven by wanderlust, she visited Norway, South Africa, USA, Europe and UAE. Through her journeys she discovered her ikigai in storytelling and writing. Her essay, poetry and stories have colored the newspapers and magazines. Although home arrested due to the pandemic, she enjoys taking herself and her readers on flights of imagination, from her home.

My Blog

ICE CREAM OR CANDY?

Jury had already given the verdict. The verdict had gone against me. “My car is dirty.” My sister’s little six year old son, had finally announced his verdict.  I admit with him ...

THE WONDER CAKE

Time had muted the bright yellow paintwork to a gentle primrose tint. Cheerful gingham curtains fluttered at the window and Wellington boots evocative of country rambles lay in happy abandon b...

MEMORIES OF GRANDPA.

Ravishing memories of my childhood haunt me. I have treasured them in my mind like computer. From that one person I adored was my Grandpa. He was always smiling, loving and caring. He ...

A RARE WOMAN

The Ladies’ club election had duly taken place as decreed earlier by female members. The polling booths were closed, votes counted, computers turned off and the volunteers had collapsed into t...

BENJI’S LOVING GRAND PA

My grand pa is the best one in the world. I love him very much. I spend a lot of time with him. He gets up very early and goes for long walks before I get up. He makes yummy breakfast daily fo...

CAN SIA WIN?

         I was wondering if there any possibility winning this battle. I am in a quicksand people call it as marriage. I have packed my bag and come out of the house wh...

Cockroach phobia

               I love animals religiously watch animal planet. Make it a point to cuddle dogs. I am attracted to cute puppies. I support Menaka Gandhi wh...

DIALECTICS OR SLANG

Dr.Banerjee ENT specialist after examining me sat down in his puffy chair and announced, “You’re perfectly fine. At this age of seventy three also your hearing is wonderful. You are very luc...

HOW TO MAINTAIN RELATIONSHIPS?

In our life, we are tied up with various relationships. Relationship starts when we are born and grows up with us and are carried on till death. From mother to relatives, family, friendships and...

MY FIRST TREKKING IN US

Standing at the crossroads of Plano’s sidewalk, I cursed myself. Why did I ever listen to my son’s pleading in the first place. He wanted us to come to US and stay with him for six months. ...

RAT-O-PHOBIA

 I am an animal lover. I support Menaka Gandhi through and through. I had a dog. I loved him like my own son. I used to pamper him. When he passed aw...

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Discard anger for happy life

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Recharge with Gratitude

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Recharge with Gratitudee

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Magical Journey of Little Rusty

What People Are Saying

"Dear Chandra, I don't know what to say but I am so happy you have a website now. God bless. Congrats. I am so proud of you dear Chandra. "

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Chithi

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What People Are Saying

"Love your take on life and the way you have taken your flight of imagination across, books,essays, poems and your recent publishing your books. Like your joy in your travel and the relationship you build with so many individuals across the world. Love your shirt but sweet poems, your artistic hands and your recent charge with your successful book launches. Well done buddy. You definitely need to add Australia to your cap to complete your international foray."

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Chandru Melbourne

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