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Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

Navigating the Gift Giving Challenge: Gift for a 100 year old

This post first appeared as http://mumbaionahigh.com/2009/06/a-hundred-winters-passing-by.html The Gift Giving Challenge With the Festive Season coming upon us, buying a gift is a major task many of us face. Diwali, especially that has special days for special people, buying gift can be a challenge. You need to buy a special gift for your sibling, a special gift for …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

My View, Their View : A generational difference #MondayMusings

I always imagined myself to be a cool mom. I also thought I was a cool granny. But just this weekend, this illusion was rudely shattered. On Saturday evening I went to see a movie that is playing for the second week in Mumbai’s cinemas. This, in itself is a rarity for English movies rarely …

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Trapped ! #WordlessWednesday

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I was walking past the badminton court when I heard a scuffling sound . I looked around and found this rat. As he struggled to get out , he looked at me Stared hard and went back to being puzzled How is it he wondered that I found myself thus bound ? Rats are a …

Mumbai Diary

A lady in waiting #MondayMusings

Sometimes it seems I’ve spent my whole life waiting !

Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

Tie a Rakhi for Coconut Day

Today Ms Papaya will tie two special rakhis for her superhero brothers . Rakhi or RakshaBandhan is not essentially a Maharashtrian festival but like everything else, has become pan-Indian thanks to the cultural invasion of Bollywood. I actually remember celebrating this day as Coconut Day with my home being redolent with the smell of coconut …