Tag: #Monday Musings

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

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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 …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES, MILLENIALS & BABIES

Goodbye Namaste #MondayMusings

Call me old fashioned , out dated or crotchety but increasingly I am getting appalled at the lack of manners in today’s young people. The other day we were chatting in C’s living room when I’m walked her millennial darling . The girl had just come home from a hard day at work and strolled …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Operatic Experience – La Boheme revisited

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One night at the Opera Opera in Mumbai? At least from what I remember, Opera in Mumbai is a no show. We’ve had our musicals but those are not the same as the trilling sopranos and divas that characterize classical opera. This isn’t really surprising because Mumbai is not on the cultural circuit of Western …