Category: Mumbai Diary

Mumbai Diary is a collection of Blogs Posts describing my daily life in Mumbai. I am just one of the 17 million souls living in this vibrant port city. I have lived here for over three decades and know the city inside out ( well almost!) Mumbai Diary is a journal where I record and recount the anecdotes about my family . This is also the place to come to for information on where to shop for the best in Mumbai . It is a place  is where I showcase the different festivals I celebrate sometimes through pictures and sometimes without. Come , share the experiences of an ordinary Mumbaikar who always sees the  funny side of life.

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‘Help’less and Happy #MondayMusings

Helpless without help? After three weeks of being almost completely ‘help’less, my home finally returned to normal this week. My regular cook returned the middle of the week but there was no sign of...

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Lying-in with back pain on Monday Morning #MondayMusings

The first time I ever heard the term Lying-in was when I read the name  Parsi Lying-in Hospital across the road from school. I used to wonder what the building actually was for,  because...

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Happy morning walkers #WordlessWednesday

While waiting with Ms Papaya for the bus, I cam upon this happy group of morning walkers. These three handsome Labradors are old but are still sprightly. The Labrador remains my all time favourite...

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Barringtonia: The perfect tree #ThursdayTreeLove

The Barringtonia makes Mumbai’s Marine Drive even more magical with its thick green foliage all through the year

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Outside my window #WordsMatter

As Morning Unfurls It’s 6 am and the faint monsoon sunlight peeps through the curtains.  It has been raining continuously for the past two days. Perversely, the rain starts with a slow drizzle on...

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MUMBAI: MELTING POT OF MIGRANTS

History in its broadest aspect is a record of man’s migrations from one environment to another. Ellsworth Huntington Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/migration   Why do people migrate? Like most of Mumbai’s citizens, I am...

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Tales of the Urban Indian Farmer : Busting Myths

Tired and jaded by the modern world, many urban Indians are thinking about farming. Hoping to have a more sustainable lifestyle, they are returning to their roots. Or rather, they are returning to the...

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What to do when you are battling the flu #MondayMusings

Battling the ‘flu January has been a cold month even for us lucky folks in Mumbai. The cold weather which alternates with hot, however, is great for ‘flu germs that are just waiting to...

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Unpacking January #GratitudeCircle

January dawned fresh as a gift this year – a present waiting to be unwrapped. I love receiving presents. Especially when they come nicely packed in silver boxes with a big bow! What is behind...

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The Blissful Buddha #WordlessWednesday

At the end of an invigorating evening the Buddha in the lawn looked supremely blissful

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