Mumbai Diary, Photos

Taking stock #WordlessWednesday

This group of garrulous businessmen dressed in dazzling white were standing in front of a stationers wondering how many account books to buy. Dhanteras is an auspicious day for the Hindu traders and the market was full of people making purchases for good luck and prosperity the whole year round . And in the bazaar… Read More Taking stock #WordlessWednesday

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Shopaholics in Mumbai

This week has been very wet and I decided to give some of my old posts some extra love taking a cue from Corinne. My posts on shopping in Mumbai have generated the most footfalls. It was time for my readers who found them interesting to get an update. In this post, I’ve tried to… Read More Shopaholics in Mumbai

Mumbai Diary

Walking down a leafy street in Mumbai’s Art District 

There are very few leafy streets left in Mumbai these days particularly wide ones with old trees and old buildings. Rampart Row which was so called because it was once the rampart of the fort that was Bombay, is one such lovely road. Of course the name has now been changed to K. Dubash Marg… Read More Walking down a leafy street in Mumbai’s Art District 

Mumbai Diary, Opinions

#GratitudeCircle- Farewell my local Banya

It’s time once again when we count our blessings for what we have. This week when the local banya told me that he was going to shut shop, I felt a sense of impending loss and I realised how lucky I was all these years to have someone just a phone call away to save… Read More #GratitudeCircle- Farewell my local Banya

Mumbai Diary

TIP TOP SHOPPING

tiptop  (ˌtɪpˈtɒp) adj, adv 1. at the highest point of health, excellence, etc 2. at the topmost point n 3. the best in quality 4. the topmost point Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003 There’s a wedding looming ahead in the family and I suddenly realised that none of my bangles fit so I decided to go to this shop called TipTop that specialises in artificial jewelry.… Read More TIP TOP SHOPPING