Tag: celebrating festivals

Mumbai Diary, PHOTO

Look Ma No Traffic!!!! #WordlessWednesday

It’s 4 in the afternoon and this normally busy road is empty ! What’s wrong with this city? Where have all the people gone? It’s Diwali and you can actually walk in bhaji gulley . The neighbourhood is deathly quiet – not a pataka to be heard. Can’t believe it’s Diwali! Sharing this with on …

Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

The Dawning of a New Diwali #MondayMusings

The dawning of a new Diwali The house is in darkness as is the rest of the city. It is the second day of Diwali but for me and my family it is like any other Monday. Our weekend was busy with comings and goings : Hubby Dear came back and Ms. Papaya went to …

LIFESTYLE

Navigating the Gift Giving Challenge: Gift for a 100 year old

This post first appeared as http://mumbaionahigh.com/2009/06/a-hundred-winters-passing-by.html The Gift Giving Challenge With the Festive Season coming upon us, buying a gift is a major task many of us face. Diwali, especially that has special days for special people, buying gift can be a challenge. You need to buy a special gift for your sibling, a special gift for …

LIFESTYLE

Christmas Tree #ThursdayTreeLove

Christmas is over but the trees are still up. I love visiting hotels at this time of the year to see them beautifully decorated . This tree standing majestically in the Taj Mahal Intercontinental Lobby captures the magic of Christmas. The lobby however always reminds me of the horrific terror attack on my beloved city …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Saying goodbye to Lord Ganesha #MyFriendAlexa

Today it is 10 days since we welcomed the elephant headed God Lord Ganesh into our homes. The tradition of a community Ganesh celebration began 125 years ago when Bal Gangadhar Tilak began this practice to enable people to get together and spread the message of freedom from colonial rule. Today Keshavji Naik Chawl where …