Month: March 2017

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES, Travel

Fall colours in Summer #ThursdayTreeLove – 1

Last Fall when I went to New Jersey, I was amazed at how the foliage changed from green to brown, yellow and orange even before they finally fell off in November. Though we in Mumbai are facing a blazing summer, there is no sign yet of the brilliant red and orange blossoms of  Gulmohar which …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

The Peshwa :Teaser Tuesday -28 March

  The Peshwa I’ve always been a history buff and currently am reading ‘The Peshwa” by Ram Sivasankaran. This is the story of Baji Rao Peshwa, one of the greatest Maratha warriors. History is a great teacher and Maratha history is dear to my heart. The Maratha Empire established by Shivaji in the mid 17th …

#MondayMusings

Tinted the wrong shade of rose #MondayMusings

The wrong shade I do believe life is best seen through rose tinted glasses. It’s something to do with the tinted glass that makes objects appear sharper and better . As yet another month comes to a close and another week begins, I wonder at the futility of  so many things. LIKE Men who are …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Changing lives of men and beasts #WATWB

This December past was a very busy month with visitors coming down from all over the world. Cousins and friends came from near and far but one special visitor who came from a world far removed from us was Dr.Prakash Amte. He came to tea with his wife Dr. Mandakini and shared with us their …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Beyond the Stethoscope #WATWB

At a time when most politicians and their progeny are making headlines for the wrong reasons, Dr.Indrajit Mohite is proving to be an exception. Graduating as a surgeon from one of Mumbai’s top medical colleges, Indrajit and his wife Savita ( a practicing gynaecologist) left their life of comfort to return to his native village …