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Monthly Archive: March 2018

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7 Flavorful Ways to Grace Any Celebration That Comes Your Way

Celebrations and cakes go hand in hand and when it comes to festivities that come along after every season, cakes become the ultimate delight when everybody wishes to dig their spoons in. These are the divine bites of happiness and...

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Mumbai March Sky #SkywatchFriday

My sunset sky from Chowpatty. Deep orange kissing a skyline in silhouette, a hint of golden sunlight highlights in a peach sky blending into pale blue capped off by wispy white clouds. Doesn’t that look great? Happy Easter to those...

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Olive Ridley is back in Mumbai #WATWB

Who is Olive Ridley? This is Olive Ridley  – a turtle that was once a regular visitor to Mumbai’s shoreline. Every year the turtles would use the stretch of beach in Versova to lay their eggs and hatch their little...

Stumped #WordlessWednesday 13

Stumped #WordlessWednesday

Once a tall, proud, tree all that remains is a  crudely hacked stump.   For years I used to pass this tree on the way to my bank. I can’t remember what it was because it was so tall. But...

Swallow #TheDailyPost 11

Swallow #TheDailyPost

In normal times we take for granted How easy is it to swallow A bitter pill A sweet compliment But when you are just laid up in bed Propped up by pillows And your muscles slowly constrict To make it...

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My tryst with Dengue fever

“I’m sure I’m getting Dengue” I told Anna Shetty dramatically when I swatted the mosquito that bit me in the garden around five years ago. It was way before sunset when the Malarial mosquitos normally descend but the Aedes mosquito...

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How the world changed me #SayYesToTheWorld

Sunrises and Sunsets. With each ticket to somewhere, I find I change a little .  Travel opens my mind to a world of new experiences. It expands to accommodate new sunrises and new sunsets I discover new tastes and smells...

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The Silver Lining #SkywatchFriday

After the second snow storm during my NJ sojourn, a clear weekend was predicted. So Daughter No.1 decided to drive down to Princeton for dinner. However the usual road was closed because of the trees that needed to be cleared....

Bare beauty #ThursdayTreeLove 6

Bare beauty #ThursdayTreeLove

Duke Farms in Central New Jersey is a gorgeously landscaped farmland where you can wander amidst tall grasses and great trees . Even in the winter , with their branches bare, the trees have a surreal beauty like this majestic...

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Save water with#CuttingPaani and #Livpure

Why save water ? Well, for several days now, this video clip has been doing the rounds. I’m sure you’ve seen it too.  In case you think  this is far away from your reality, think again. A few days ago,...

Reflections #WordlessWednesday 10

Reflections #WordlessWednesday

Capturing a reflection

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A sad attempt at a video blog

I peeled an apple perfectly this morning. The continuous peel inspired me to make a video blog post. After three desperate attempts it still didn’t come out perfect. Perhaps I should call it how to shoot the perfect flop show...

Skies from New Jersey #SkywatchFriday 23

Skies from New Jersey #SkywatchFriday

These will possibly be my last skies from New Jersey as I head back home this weekend. The sun has been playing truant most of the days I was here . And on the days it did appear, the outside...

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Missing the Noise #TheDailyPost

As I sit in my daughter’s apartment in central New Jersey, I realise that something’s missing . Noise . In my city of 19 million souls ( Mumbai’s) I normally wake up to the sound of a rude alarm. Then...

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