Tag: #Monday Musings

Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

The Dawning of a New Diwali #MondayMusings

  The dawning of a new Diwali   The house is in darkness as is the rest of the city. It is the second day of Diwali but for me and my family it is like any other Monday. Our weekend was busy with comings and goings : Hubby Dear came back and Ms. Papaya …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

Condolence call

To condole or not to condole My father always said that there are two events that a person must never miss : a person’s wedding and a person’s funeral. I’ve always been socially awkward at both especially since, in my opinion,  more often than not, one knows either the person who is getting married or …

Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

The morning after : would Ganpati have liked this? #MondayMusings

The Morning After The morning after is always a disaster. Especially  if the party has been going on for 10 days as it was for Lord Ganesh.  Yesterday it was 10 days since Ganpati came down to Mother Earth in general and Maharashtra in particular. Ever since Lokmanya Tilak revived the tradition of a community …

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

Bricks or Clicks for make-up shopping? #MondayMusings

Image for Make UP

Make up with make-up It all started when I complained to a photographer that my college ID photograph was terrible. With no make-up save my cleanly scrubbed face , perhaps it was a hard task for any photographer. Especially since this photograph pre-dated Photoshop.  The photographer rudely told me that I should look at myself …