Mumbai On A High

The Public Views of a Private Life

Caring for the elderly

Looking after the old and infirm is a situation that is physically and emotionally challenging. Of course, I’m not the only one who is going through this situation because taking care of the infirm and elderly is a part of all our lives. But last year, I was faced with a dilemma: what really defines […]

Summer Calls

Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo – each rising an octave higher, the screechy koel rouses me from a sweaty, restless slumber. Awash with light at 5 a.m.,my room is bright, the sun already high. I stretch out like a lazy cat, reluctantly to waken to another hot summer […]

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Childhood memories: Kick the Can

From today Ms. Papaya and Little Po will be home for the summer. Three months of bliss till they go to big school. A large part of their time will be spent at home or down in the garden. They are of course too small to play with the big kids and look longingly at […]

April’s Fool – Reality is mere Perception

This Western tradition of playing pranks and jokes on unsuspecting people on the 1st of April is known as April Fool’s Day. Sometimes the jokes are really funny while at times they can go really wrong. But this is one day where you can pull someone’s leg without fear of recrimination. However, I find that […]

Thanks for Marching on ! #GratitudeCircle

February which is decidedly the shortest month in the year has gone by really fast. But March which has only 3 days more, has been agonisingly slow for me. I would say it has literally crawled into April. Part of the reason has been the renovation work at home that began halfway through February, all […]

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