Monthly Archive: May 2012

Another photo on the wall 0

Another photo on the wall

Several years ago hubby dear and I were visiting Chennai and staying with a dear family friend. Aunty S lived on the first floor of a small little house near T Nagar. As we...

Closed for Business 0

Closed for Business

Today the streets are eerily emptyNot a taxi or bus to be seen.Today is quieter than a normal Sunday.A day of complete enforced rest.Today is a day of rest. Forced rest because the Goons-that-be decided...

Waking up 0

Waking up

I don’t know why but this morning the first line of a hymn sung back in School Assembly kept running through my mind : New every morning is the loveOur wakening and uprising proveThrough...

The last boat to Alibag 0

The last boat to Alibag

Alibag: the ritzy destination With everyone who is anyone in Bombay having a second home at Alibag, it has become almost de rigeur for anyone who wants to be someone to have a house...

Shopping in Mutton Street – Mumbai’s flea market or Chor Bazaar. 3

Shopping in Mutton Street – Mumbai’s flea market or Chor Bazaar.

 To market to market There was a time in my life when Anna Shetty gave piano lessons to two Korean children. While the children learnt music, their mother Nam Ju, brushed up her conversational...

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