Month: June 2012

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Vishnu’s gone on holiday yet again!

So it’s holiday time for Lord Vishnu yet again and as usual we will be celebrating this day by eating specially prepared “fast food”. Bayda, the bai has already kept the saboodana soaking overnight , roasted and pounded the peanuts and I look forward to some simply yummy saboodana khichadi today. This year His holiday is …

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A different Mumbai Sky

Yesterday my sky was dark and gloomy when I woke up in the morning. This was quite a dampner as I had planned a day out at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. With family visiting from the US, I had decided to take the kids out to see something which even I had never seen. …

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Preserving a mother’s legacy

Ro, one of Hubby dear’s dearest friends called up early this morning with the news that she was going “Gara” shopping.” Hey, I’m going to Naju Daver’s this evening, would you like to come?” I immediately said yes because this was literally an opportunity of a lifetime. Naju Davar is famous for  reviving the  hand …

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The logic of Life

Introduction to Logic I can never forget that first day of college when I heard the term LOGIC. What was used so freely by us – namely in describing people like  XYZ who were so illogical took on a completely new meaning-  especially when delivered as a lecture by stern Prof . Swaminathan in his …

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Fashion and the World Economy

A passion for fashion A few years ago I was asked to show a young lady from Harvard Business School the sights of my city. This girl who looked more like a Fashion Major rather than a Business Executive was formerly employed in a luxury fashion house and her haute couture look belied her hard …

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Telemedicine zindabad ! A catching trend?

Doctor in the House I am lucky to be blessed by good health and even more lucky to have access to good medical care . Being the daughter of a doctor and the mother of a doctor,  a relative by marriage to several other doctors and a friend to other doctors not covered by the …