LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Weekend News

Celebrating the weekend The weekend began on Friday with a lunch at the Grand Central Parel. Because the Chinese were celebrating their new year, we decided to celebrate with the special Menu available. We started the meal with the ever popular Manchow soup which had the crispiest noodles to sprinkle on top. For our main …

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The weekend began on Friday with a lunch at the Grand Central Parel. Because the Chinese were celebrating their new year, we decided to celebrate with the special Menu available. We started the meal with the ever popular Manchow soup which had the crispiest noodles to sprinkle on top. For our main course we had …

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Loading the washing machine

I happened to look up while I was loading the washing machine and was struck by the early morning sun playing peek-a-boo with the few clouds in the sky. The blazing yellow white sun with a bright orange ring   This sky looks almost like a medieval painting – a deep murky sky with bits of …

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Knock on wood

Since Monday Ramesh and his crew have been busy with the woodwork. I spent the better part of the morning accompanying Ramesh to the shops down at Nana’s Chowk to choose the right veneer. I always find it difficult to choose anything. Since my major marker is price, I always ask for the cheapest. Somehow, …

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Ishqiya

Perhaps I was not in the right mood to see this movie but “Ishqiya” was a first time walk out for me. Especially in these days of ridiculously expensive movie tickets, I always stay till the end  : full paisa vasool But much like Lagaan, I found the Hindi strange and difficult to understand. The …