Mumbai Diary, Photos

Taking stock #WordlessWednesday

This group of garrulous businessmen dressed in dazzling white were standing in front of a stationers wondering how many account books to buy. Dhanteras is an auspicious day for the Hindu traders and the market was full of people making purchases for good luck and prosperity the whole year round . And in the bazaar… Read More Taking stock #WordlessWednesday

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Remains of the curry#FridayReflections

Sandokan stirred from his mid morning nap. Princess purred beside him. Stretching out lazily, they began their usual routine of getting ready like the others on Makete Street. As doors banged shut while people left for work, they could hear pressure cookers whistling down the road. Slowly, engines revved up down the street  as people… Read More Remains of the curry#FridayReflections

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Morning & Evening Sky #SkywatchFriday

Last weekend we had some unseasonal showers. Not only were they unseasonal but they were unusual- in some parts of my city the rain was black. Yes, it seemed that the Thundershowers caused a fire on Butcher Island, one of the tiny islets off the Mumbai Coast. Oil is stored on this island and for… Read More Morning & Evening Sky #SkywatchFriday

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Weatherbeaten #ThursdayTreeLove

When the roots are deep, there is no reason to fear the wind. African proverb During my travels in America, I saw this beautiful tree in a peaceful garden estate of the famed American architect and woodworker George Nakashima who is closely associated with the Golconde project at Auroville. Linking this with Parul’s initiative #ThursdayTreeLove… Read More Weatherbeaten #ThursdayTreeLove

#MyFriendAlexa, BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

#MyFriendAlexa, @Blogchatter and Me

I have been blogging for almost a decade now but being an older blogger and a technophobe I find myself much like Alice in Wonderland. For years I struggled with traffic.Even my friends and family were reluctant visitors . They preferred to read my email rather than actually access my blog . For years I… Read More #MyFriendAlexa, @Blogchatter and Me