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Monthly Archive: January 2013

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Wedding Funding and other fundas

The old fashioned  Indian wedding I remember the days when wedding season was summer – the hotter the better as every Hindu wanted to get married on that specially auspicious day – Akshay Tritiya or the Eternal Night of Endless...

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There’s no such thing as a Free Yoga Class

I have been doing Yoga ever since I was 17 years old. Of course in those days it was not cool to do Yoga especially as a teenager for only hippies and old ladies did it. But I did Yoga...

What’s that? 0

What’s that?

Yesterday I got a phone call from an excited Pia who told me that Dee and I had “killed” the dance. She was of course referring to the dance that we are doing at her daughter’s wedding next month. For...

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Strangers in the night

You meet a random person and start talking… What happens next? Strangers in the night exchanging glances  Wond’ring in the night what were the chances  We’d be sharing love before the night was through  Was it coincidence or the powers...

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This elephant can dance

Like all little girls I loved dancing and imagined I was a Dancing Queen as I twirled around in my make believe world of kings and queens so I was thrilled to bits when my mother allowed me to enroll...

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Happiness is a day unplanned

At 5 am ‘tween  fitful sleep and wakefulness,  I toss and turn and wonder how My day will be.  What will it bring as it unfolds A day of unplanned activity? Will it be busy With endless chores I’ve put...

When Lies become Truths 0

When Lies become Truths

                               Last year a series of events has led me to believe that when you tell a lie often enough it becomes the truth. Telling lies...

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Mumbai Marathon – Losing steam?

An eager onlooker?  At 7 in the morning when I walked down the road I was amazed to find the street corner alive with cheerleaders, regular cheerers and of course the runners of the half marathon who had started off...

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Mirror Images

It was still dark outside and I had just spent another fitful night tossing and turning in bed.  I woke up  to go to the bathroom and a moth fluttered into my face. I brushed it aside and glanced accidentally...

The perfect winter dessert 1

The perfect winter dessert

    Mumbai is hardly known for its winters but on the few days that it is cold, there is nothing like a warm Gajjar Halwa to round off a perfect meal   This morning I found a kilo of...

Gujjus Rule.. 0

Gujjus Rule..

My parents are currently touring Gujarat, a state where my father did his medical education. Always a foodie, Gujarat fine tuned his taste buds which were nourished on a good, simple, staple Brahmin diet which considered food to be essential...

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No kites in this Sankranti sky

A train of diamond kites up in the air (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On Sunday evening Hubby dear and I were walking down Marine Drive and I was amazed to see a sky almost bereft of kites. At this time of...

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You are the sunshine of my life

Radio is a medium that is familiar to those over fifty. The below fifty generation has iPods, and iPads and a whole lot of virtual music in their virtual world……….which actually makes me wonder if people listen to music in...

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END OF SEASON SALES

Happy tired or tired happy, basically I am tired and happy. Tired because I’ve spent a whole afternoon shopping and Happy because I spent the whole afternoon with Anna Shetty. Garment District (clothing retailer) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) There is a...

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