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.

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

NOW is the Time to Care a Shit about the Environment !

“This is for you,” said my sister-in-law handing me a copy of her latest book ” The Poop Book”. Author of a wonderful collection of short stories,Tejaswini Apte-Rahm has come up with a delightful book for children this time. A book that  Kalpavriksh has published as part of a series  of  4 books on spreading …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

A delightful tea time treat

A pastry chef reflects on taste, memory, and literature’s most famous confection. via Forgetting the Madeleine — Longreads

Opinions

Give me a shove #FridayReflections

There is a crude saying in colloquial Hindi “Hey Buffalo come and give me a shove”. Needless to say one has to be extremely foolhardy to invite the fierce Indian buffalo whose incredible strength can literally gore you to death. More often than not , we knowingly or unknowingly invite abuse. Indeed if Eleanor Roosevelt …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES, Opinions

Thank You for the world so sweet #GratitudeCircle

Why should you do a gratitude post? I often wonder why I should do a Gratitude Post. Doesn’t it sound a bit like bragging ? And when I was little we were encouraged to keep things under wraps, downplay our successes and keep a low profile lest we attract the evil and envious eyes of …

Mumbai Diary

When things go missing

When things go missing I go crazy