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.

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Laundry Woes#MondayMusings

Laundry woes Life is a learning process. Every day I learn something new. For instance, last week Ms. Papaya taught me that people in heaven don’t need to eat because they’ve eaten more than enough when they were on earth. But I don’t seem to have the wisdom of a four-year-old. Else I wouldn’t be …

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‘Tis the Season #ThursdayTreeLove

  This was supposed to go up on the earlier edition of #ThursdayTreeLove for ’tis the season when decorated Christmas trees are found almost all over the world. While real trees are dressed up, in my part of the world, most of the Christmas trees are from China. But unlike the fake trees we got …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Thank God for the wrinkled hands!

image for wrinkled hand

Oh No! my hands are wrinkled Wrinkled hands are a sign of aging. But the wrinkles don’t come overnight. It is a slow insidious process. I first found out my hand was aging when my engagement ring fitted snuggly on my Pinkie. After years of having my ring finger ballooning on either side of the …

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Gaining Consciousness

A stitch in time My surgery was supposedly simple . The surgeon would insert three scopes inside my shoulder and repair the tear. It was literally a stitch in time that saves nine . The 5 cm long tear required three implants to anchor the tendons to the bone so there were more than just …

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More than a simple accident

Not just a simple accident Two weeks later I learnt that mine was not a simple accident. I had a rotator cuff tear of the right shoulder. An immediate repair or a possible joint replacement was the verdict. So surgery it was. After identifying, the doctor and his availability, we checked the hospital for availability. …

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Help! FASHION EMERGENCY

When a broken wrist leads to a fashion emergency Can a  broken wrist lead to a fashion emergency? Well as it turned out, mine did. Coming to terms with a broken wrist didn’t take longer than it did for the POP to harden. With my hand out of action, I settled down to enjoy the …