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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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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Glimpses of The Mumbai Marathon

Once again it is that time of year when Mumbai takes to the streets. This year the enthusiasm amongst the watchers was much less than every year but surprisingly the participants were more than...

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Winter is here but I’m not SAD

Unlike most people, a Winter especially in Mumbai, makes me glad and not SAD

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Death of a Politician

For the past few days, I’ve been practicing writing the Morning Pages as suggested by Julia Cameron in her book ‘The Artist’s Way”. Today as I sat down to write, I thought I would...

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Mirror on the Wall #MondayMusings

Today is the penultimate Monday of the year . The beginning of a week that is winding down to the end of the year. Somehow, at this time of year, I find myself doing...

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Giving thanks for November # GratitudeCircle

November was such a busy moth with a lot of activity that it went by faster than imagined!

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