Category: LIFESTYLE

Very simply put, LIFESTYLE is a way of living . It  is determined by your geographical location. It is also defined by your ethnic background. It is shaped by your cultural leanings and your educational qualifications . Mine is determined by the city of Mumbai, which has been home to me for over 4 decades now. It is shaped by my family and is influenced by my education and cultural background. So what’s so different about the way I live? The lifestyle of every home maker is different with each day bringing  unique challenges . Sometimes my life runs smoothly, while at times it is a circus.  Thankfully ,I have a laid-back attitude to life and can see the humour in most things.

Opinions

De-coding the Doodle mystery

I look forward to Google’s Doodles and try to figure them out without actually following their link . Sometimes it’s fairly obvious what the doodle represents but some times it’s not. Like today for instance. Google has come up with this doodle to wish all fathers a Happy Father’s Day. But once again I’m at …

Travel

Why Melaka is fascinating

  And now my post is on the IndiBlogger Home page ! In 2014 I won a contest organised by Blogadda and Tourism Malaysia. It was an all expenses paid trip to Malaysia. I am reproducing once more, my blog post on Melaka, one of the most fascinating cities I’ve visited. I have always been  …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

The Case of The Cat in The Bonnet #MondayMusings

“Madam! Madam! Wait! Wait! You’ve left your cat! ” “What? I don’t have any cats. I hate cats! ” I responded shrilly to the watchman who was flagging me down just as I was leaving his building . I was already late and didn’t want to waste even a moment. “But what is this? ” …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

When recent celebrity suicides trigger deep seated dark memories

His short white, curls, trademark dark jacket , long, slow, strides and a devil may care attitude , his deep voice and cocky stance made his food shows a spectacle to look forward to . Week after week I would follow him to different parts of the earth as he shared his discoveries in the …

LIFESTYLE

Ingredients for the Best Holiday Memories : Old Friends and Assorted Candies #FlavoursomeTuesdays

My dear Readers:   Sorry for the goof up. My co-host Shilpa reminded me that this post should have come out today instead of last week. So just to keep up the tempo and schedule of #FlavoursomeTuesday posts every first Tuesday of the month, I’m re-posting this blog post again today. Once again, apologies for …