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 

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#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

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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

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Overtime in Mumbai

While wandering in the by lanes behind Rampart Row, I came upon this quaint little shop that crafted the most comfortable clothes. OBATAIMU, the store with the funny sounding name is the brain child of an architect whose love for design is quite apparent in both the aesthetics of the space and the construction of… Read More Overtime in Mumbai