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, Opinions

Hoarding means different things to different people

Different folks, different strokes In the eternal debate of Nature vs Nurture, there is no clear winner. It is apparent that both are equally responsible for making you who you are. My mother came from a generation where natural calamities especially failed monsoons were a regular occurrence. They were used to shortages. Some products were …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

What is the most used word in the English language these days?

The most widely used word Viral was a boy in my brother’s class in school.I’m not joking. There was a boy who was called Viral and he has grown up to be a man called Viral. Little did I know that forty years on viral would be the most used word after THE which is …

Mumbai Diary

Did you see the moon last night ?

I was making my bed last night when I happened to see the moon . It looked like a silver disc in the still blue sky. And as the night went on , I found a beautiful calm staring at me Did you see the full moon last night ? The Coronavirus has kept the …

Mumbai Diary

And it’s February #GratitudePost- January

Gratitude for January Before I could even get used to saying 2020, January is already over. And it’s February – my birthday month, one I always look forward to. Now you may ask, what’s the big deal about a birthday? Well for one, I actually enjoy the feeling of being special. My mum always made …

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 …

Festivals and celebrations, Mumbai Diary, photo

‘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 …