Month: January 2014

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Hills, Fits and Tits

melissa (Photo credit: j / f / photos) Before you get misled by the title of this blog entry, let me make it clear that this content is entirely harmless and can be read by children. In Yoga class this Wednesday we were asked to do a half Camel Pose. I have recently joined a …

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Disaster management or disastrous management.

Bird’s eye view Yesterday Mr. Dhamankar came overe to collect his bill. A mild mannered gentleman, he is one of those rare beings who’d is truly content with life. And no he is not a 100 years old but my contemporary who still looks as though he’s passed out of Engineering College. As a civil …

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What can a dog do?

This morning there was more activity than usual. There were balloons at the entrance and  there were tables with tea caddies and paper cups set up near the garages. Suddenly a whole load of people came rushing up the slope. It was the Mumbai Marathon  that brought  everyone out on the streets running for their …

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The Hand of God

In the 1986 FIFA  Quarter final World Cup match between Argentina and England, Diego Maradona scored a goal by using his hand – a goal made more famous by him calling it “The Hand of God”. Over the past seven years that I’ve been associated with St.Jude India ChildCare Centres, Mumbai, I’ve seen how the …

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Green Masala Chops

A name like Green Masala Chops doesn’t sound very exciting but that’s   a better name for it than what it is named in my personal cookbook.  You will find this recipe under the name – Gangubai’s Masala Chops which would seem that Gangubai was made into Masala Chops. Now Gangubai was one of the …

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One is not a lonely number

Today was one of those days when I had nothing much planned but which turned out just fine. With Mumbai suddenly bracing itself up to an unexpected winter chill, I found the whole of Marine Drive populated with people in blac. Now black is a pretty unusual colour for Mumbaikars who prefer wearing bright colours …