Month: June 2018

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Deceptive perspective #ThursdayTreeLove

Life isn’t always what it seems

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Do I look like a football?

With the current FIFA fever my mother -in law only sees footballs these days. She mistook this very still cat for a football left downstairs by one of the children ! This is my first time with Debbie Smyth’s #SixWordSaturday. This cat surely doesn’t want to be kicked around!

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Boat and Bird #SkywatchFriday

The monsoons are entrenched in Mumbai and grey skies are the norm.

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Reflective Mood #WordlessWednesday

A grey Mumbai day is reflected in this glass fronted building. Don’t let the weather get you down ! Have a happy Wednesday. Sharing this on #WordlessWednesday hosted by Esha and Natasha.

FOOD

Where’s the chakli and the cheese? #GFTR2018

Healthy eating and diets The other day Anna Shetty came home ravenous. As a doctor and a young mother, she almost always comes home ‘dying of hunger’. It was a hard day for her . After getting the kids off to school, she had rushed out of home for an early morning surgery with just …

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De-coding the Doodle mystery

I look forward to Google’s Doodles and try to figure them out without actually following their link . Sometimes it’s fairly obvious what the doodle represents but some times it’s not. Like today for instance. Google has come up with this doodle to wish all fathers a Happy Father’s Day. But once again I’m at …

Travel

Why Melaka is fascinating

  And now my post is on the IndiBlogger Home page ! In 2014 I won a contest organised by Blogadda and Tourism Malaysia. It was an all expenses paid trip to Malaysia. I am reproducing once more, my blog post on Melaka, one of the most fascinating cities I’ve visited. I have always been  …

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June- the Four Day Wonder #FridayReflections

“Let’s call her June” And that was it. It seemed the perfect name for the newest addition to our family. June came into our lives in June ( obviously!) A sad eyed Beagle Hound with brown and black patches. Year after year, Anna Shetty whined, pestered, cajoled and begged. Every Christmas, birthday and Diwali. She …

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Monsoon calm #SkywatchFriday

After last Saturday’s stormy evening , Mumbai has seen a lull in the monsoon. I hope it won’t last as it is getting incredibly hot ! Sharing this with other bloggers at #SkywatchFriday. Happy weekend all !

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Dead Beauty#ThursdayTreeLove

Looking out into the valleys I wonder how many things the remains of this moss laden tree has seen . Will it fall down soon or live through another monsoon? Linking up with #ThursdayTreeLove-41 hosted by Parul.

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Scratching my head in Wonder #WordlessWednesday

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Mumbai is known for its innovations. With a large number of its citizens living in homes that aren’t permanent, there’s always someone looking for a quick bite on his way to or from home. This man scratching his head at seeing a sign “Veg Chinese Bhel” had me scratching my head in wonder too! What …

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The Case of The Cat in The Bonnet #MondayMusings

“Madam! Madam! Wait! Wait! You’ve left your cat! ” “What? I don’t have any cats. I hate cats! ” I responded shrilly to the watchman who was flagging me down just as I was leaving his building . I was already late and didn’t want to waste even a moment. “But what is this? ” …

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When recent celebrity suicides trigger deep seated dark memories

His short white, curls, trademark dark jacket , long, slow, strides and a devil may care attitude , his deep voice and cocky stance made his food shows a spectacle to look forward to . Week after week I would follow him to different parts of the earth as he shared his discoveries in the …

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Early morning skies #SkywatchFriday

Skies from a recent holiday