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Day: April 12, 2012

Pink sands off Marine Drive

Pink sands off Marine Drive

Pink sands off Marine Drive? Well, it would seem that way in the picture I managed to capture at sunset. While the little girl was practicing her cricket skills on the beach, the stadium close by was getting ready to host a match of IPL’s 5th season. Though the match began at 8, there were people trooping in right from 5 pm Even the white building seem to be tinged with pink so perhaps the blush of the dying sun…

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Reclaiming open spaces – Mumbai’s Cross Maidan

Reclaiming open spaces – Mumbai’s Cross Maidan

I once had a letter adressed to Mr. Videsh Sanchar, the tall building dominating Fort area Mumbai’s bustling metropolis unfortunately doesn’t have any iconic public spaces that other cities have and most of our open spaces are gradually being encroached upon by street vendors spilling over from the pavements to the adjoining grounds, or being reclaimed as parking lots for the ever growing swell of cars plying on our roads. With the city of Mumbai itself largely transformed from the small…

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