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Monthly Archive: September 2018

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Now that Ganesha has gone #GratitudeCircle.

Ganesha and after With September slipping into October and less than a 100 days left for this year to end, I realise that there is a lot left to be done on my to do list. But then, all of...

How many cars will it take ? 2

How many cars will it take ?

This is supposed to be a quiet, upmarket residential area in the supposedly tony South Mumbai neighbourhood of Breach Candy. Once upon a time this affluent area was filled with Europeans and wealthy Indians like Maharajas, merchants , business men...

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Invitation to Breakfast

Hey Everybody This month’s #FlavoursomeTuesdays is about getting it right first thing in the morning . Yes breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So get your posts ready and link up with Shilpa and me on Tuesday...

Pile of Garbage or Contemporary Masterpiece ? #WordlessWednesday 10

Pile of Garbage or Contemporary Masterpiece ? #WordlessWednesday

This morning I went to the Traffic Police Chowky to pay a fine. Actually the Traffic Police have an app that you are supposed to download and track your offences . Then you are supposed to generate an echallan and...

The morning after : would Ganpati have liked this? #MondayMusings 4

The morning after : would Ganpati have liked this? #MondayMusings

The Morning After The morning after is always a disaster. Especially  if the party has been going on for 10 days as it was for Lord Ganesh.  Yesterday it was 10 days since Ganpati came down to Mother Earth in...

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#MyFriendAlexa – a learning lesson

It’s official I’m out ! Well, to all those participating in Blogchatter’s third season of #MyFriendAlexa, let me assure you that I am officially out of the challenge. I quit this challenge after the first week itself   but have still been...

Why we need  # WorldGratitudeDay 4

Why we need # WorldGratitudeDay

Why do we need #WorldGratitudeDay”? I was one of those skeptics who not only pooh-poohed the whole idea but also avoided any Gratitude Posts put up on the blogosphere. Somehow I felt that putting out the things I appreciate would...

MTNL MUMBAI- Killing me slowly with their sloth 2

MTNL MUMBAI- Killing me slowly with their sloth

This is another rant in the day of BellyBytes. And as usual it concerns a Government agency which is wondering why its customers are going elsewhere. The story begins today when I find that my landline has been disonnected because...

My skies this week #SkywatchFriday 14

My skies this week #SkywatchFriday

This week has seen some exceptional skies in my city of Mumbai

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Spending the night in a Frenchman’s Bed – A strange story from Amsterdam

Photo by Marko Zirdum from Pexels Those of you who know me will be shocked to learn that I spent one night in a Frenchman’s bed ! Yes ! Stodgy, old, Goody Two Shoes who wouldn’t even hold a cigarette...

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Two Cats in the Garden #WordlessWonder

Two cats met in the garden One was scared and the other was waiting Waiting to pounce on the frightened maid . The children felt the tension in the air And began to shout for the watchman’s help. The cats...

Mixed Feelings on a Monday evening #MondayMusings 11

Mixed Feelings on a Monday evening #MondayMusings

Today started out as a wonderful morning with the blazing sun peeping out from behind the towers that now spoil my view. There was a time when I could look out far into the distance , as far as the...

The tallest tree in the world #ThursdayTreeLove 12

The tallest tree in the world #ThursdayTreeLove

We were waiting in the traffic when Ms Papaya suddenly pointed out to the tallest tree in the world . Now obviously it wasn’t the tallest tree in the world but seen from her three year old perspective, it was...

Invincible Tetrapods #WordlessWednesday 2

Invincible Tetrapods #WordlessWednesday

Tetrapods on Marine Drive

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