Mumbai Diary, Travel

Walking through Girgaon with Anna Shetty

Anna Shetty came home for Padva and wanted to walk through Girgaon. After a heavy meal of Shrikhand and Puri, I was loathe to walk but she insisted and I am glad she did. Across from Girgaum Church we saw the flower sellers at the corner: Thenewly renovated wig shop still had vacant eyed models …

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Happy New Year

H A P P Y N E W Y E A RWith all these New Years, time must really be flying! In January we celebrated the New Year, now we are celebrating another new year. In Diwali we will celebrate yet another and of course all my other friends keep celebrating their new years on …

FOOD

Fruits de Mer : My seafood diet of fresh fish

Fresh Fish Fruits de Mer : What better way to describe the bounty of the sea? Fish sounds too common while Poisson sounds pretentious. Crabs that walk out of the basket and have to be chased back inside. Oysters too large to swallow in one gulp and dried fish of every kind. FISH is too …

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Meeting Anna Shetty

This weekend was really hectic. On Saturday we went off to the village Abje and had a lovely picnic lunch under a mango tree. Unfortunately this year there is absolutely no mango blossom so our mango tree is going to remain barren. But it has a lovely shade and we sat on Ladku’s khatia and …

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Where there’s a will there’s a way

Years ago my daughter taught me the Power of Positive Thinking. As a 7 year old she was determined to write a letter to Santa and even though we told her that he didn’t exist, she was convinced he would reply. So she wrote two letters and we posted them off hoping that once she …