Month: August 2016

Mumbai Diary

Walking in the rain #WordlessWednesday

Enjoying the last of the monsoons Linking up with #WordlessWednesday


Smile, You’re on Camera ! #The Itinerant Blogger

    Another charming post continuing the adventures of Ms. Papaya.   Smile! Yesterday I took Ms Papaya to get her passport photo taken. Granny drove us in her trusty 13 year old Hyundai Santro to the photo studio only to be angrily waved away by the security guard: “you CAN”T even ENTER this BUILDING. …


Why Whisper? #PeriodPride

No need to whisper “Mama what’s that? ” asked my little one as a small packet of Whisper was slipped under our door with the  morning paper. This was in the early days when Sanitary Napkins were being introduced into our market . It was the first time such a thin, absorbent , all night …


When it is time to give up #FridayReflections

There comes a time in your life when you know it is foolish to go on.  Tonight we were scheduled to travel to the States. We had tickets in hand for two flights over 9 hours each with an 8 hour layover in Amsterdam. Since we were travelling with Ms Papaya, a 14 month old, …


#SkywatchFriday- on coconut day

Farewell monsoon on coconut day. Yesterday was Coconut Day when the monsoons begin their retreat. But it seems that they’ve already bid us farewell with this lingering Wednesday sunset Traditionally the monsoons are bade farewell with a thanksgiving Pooja. Coconuts are offered to the Gods of the sea and many change their sacred thread. Join …

MILLENIALS & BABIES, Two and counting

Football and snail poop

Did you know that snail poop is bigger than the snail? I didn’t either till yesterday when Wow Dinga discovered a snail family under a flower pot. The children were playing football in the garden,  enjoying a clear sunny day after two months of almost incessant rain. The ball went into the flower beds and …