Month: March 2013

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No Monkey Business

It seems Mumbaikars are not the only ones feeling the heat these days. A few weeks ago I heard this story from a friend who is a member of Mumbai‘s tony Willingdon Club a veritable haven with lovely old trees and a grassy golf course bang in the middle of the city. She told me …

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Installations against a Mumbai sky

The theme of this year’s Kala Ghoda festival was re-cycling. Having been really too busy these past few weeks to take any fresh photographs, I thought I’d share those sunny skies from February . Today our skies are very different. With cotton wool clouds streaking the sky and temperatures soaring high, all I can think …

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RIP

Early this morning, infact I woke up with Hubby Dear announcing the news to anyone who cared to hear that an old family retainer passed away. L was a man all of 75 + who had spent the better part of his life in service to the family. He had left his home at the …

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Wow Dinga , Bibbas and Babies

                                                    Coming from a land which is the second most populous place on earth and with Indian families extending from here to eternity, it would seem strange indeed that the …

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Smiles from ear to ear and the ties that bind

Aghara (Hindi: अघाड़ा) (Photo credit: dinesh_valke) With temeperatures hitting the low 40s this past week Mumbaikars have been sporting sweat drenched frowns while they scurry around in a city that is growing more concrete than grass. The hot weather, however, hasn’t stopped two people I meet every day from sporting smiles that are growing wider …

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From the sky and down below

I’ve been away from Skywatch for quite a while now only because I remembered to post after the day is done! So this week I decided to post before the day dawns and to mark this re-entry, I chose to put up my pictures from a plane. I’ve always wondered how people managed to take …