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Step exercise #WordlessWednesday

Step exercises take on an entirely new meaning when one uses the stairs to access the skywalk at Nana’s Chowk. This busy intersection in South Mumbai is so foolishly made that most people prefer to risk being run over to cross the road rather than take the steps which do not really take you across …


Have you ever seen a Kite fight? #SkywatchFriday

Have you ever seen a kite fight? Mumbai’s skies, earlier this week saw many kite fights.   On the 15th we celebrated the festival of Sankranthi, a day which marks the beginning of the northward movement of the sun. This is one of the few Hindu festivals determined by the Solar calendar rather than the …


Night watch from my balcony #WordlessWednesday

I often indulge in night watching from my balcony especially after dinner. The other night,  I was busy shutting doors and windows after a particularly satisfying dinner. I looked out of the balcony and saw a glow in the dark. Staring out, I saw this ghostly looking column leaping out of the darkness. It looked …

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 …


Breaking Bread #ThursdayTreeLove

Breaking bread with Thanksgiving and the Breadfruit tree


One handed clicks #WordlessWednesday

For six weeks now I’ve been living life single-handedly. And it has been difficult. Right from bathing to dressing eating and typing. What’s been most frustrating is not being able to click shots of the post-monsoon sky . Add to that balancing a phone, composing a picture and finally clicking! I’m sharing two photos I …