The true secret of life lies in taking a genuine interest in all the detail of daily life.

                                          William Morris

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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 …

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Breaking Bread #ThursdayTreeLove

Breaking bread with Thanksgiving and the Breadfruit tree

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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 …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Thank God for the wrinkled hands!

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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 …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

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 …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

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. …