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Lilies in the Garden #WordlessWednesday

As per my knowledge, these lilies bloom at Easter time and are called Easter Lilies. But Easter is a long way away,so I was quite surprised to see them today. What is more amazing...

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Come September #GratitudeCircle

‘Come September ‘was popular tune played at Parsi Navjotes and weddings in the 60’s. It was also a favourite with Nankhatai bands that played it with gusto while the Bandmaster waved his baton and...

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When it rains #WordsMatter

“Sssh, go back to sleep,” Bheema shushed the baby in the middle of the night. It was hot and humid and she felt equally uncomfortable squashed between the children. She was wondering when it...

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Goodbye Lord Ganesh #WordlessWednesday

Last night after dinner we heard the drums beating frenziedly downstairs. So we rushed out to the balcony and saw a sea of orange-clad devotees saying goodbye to Lord Ganesh in a raucous procession....

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Busting Myths Of men and money #BookBytes-1

  Source Being a student of Economics and Psychology, I have always been intrigued by men and money. What motivates a man to make money? And is there a difference in the behaviour of...

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Flowers for Ganesha #WordlessWednesday

There is an air of festive activity in Mumbai . Whether it is a private celebration at home or a community celebration, hectic preparations are afoot to receive Ganesha. Especially in the flower markets...

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Lying-in with back pain on Monday Morning #MondayMusings

The first time I ever heard the term Lying-in was when I read the name  Parsi Lying-in Hospital across the road from school. I used to wonder what the building actually was for,  because...

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The Fishtail Palm #ThursdayTreeLove

I was at my father’s this weekend when I noticed this Fishtail Palm. Actually it was the shower of golden berries hanging outside his bedroom balcony caught my eye.  They looked quite splendid like...

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The Tale of Two soups and a Meal #ThursdayPotLuck -2

Two wholesome soups that are nutritious and tasty and just the way to end a weekend with.

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Happy morning walkers #WordlessWednesday

While waiting with Ms Papaya for the bus, I cam upon this happy group of morning walkers. These three handsome Labradors are old but are still sprightly. The Labrador remains my all time favourite...

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