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Look Ma No Traffic!!!! #WordlessWednesday

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 #WordlessWednesday hosted by Esha and Natasha. Ciao

The Dawning of a New Diwali #MondayMusings

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 Delhi. I’m already missing her. The night before she left, she’d slept holding my hand . Yet, when she left without a backward glance,  I was…

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Balloon Heads for Ravan #WordlessWednesday

Balloon Heads for Ravan #WordlessWednesday

Updating an old story

The morning after : would Ganpati have liked this? #MondayMusings

The morning after : would Ganpati have liked this? #MondayMusings

The Morning After The morning after is always a disaster. Especially  if the party has been going on for 10 days as it was for Lord Ganesh.  Yesterday it was 10 days since Ganpati came down to Mother Earth in general and Maharashtra in particular. Ever since Lokmanya Tilak revived the tradition of a community Ganesh celebration, this festival has grown beyond the first Ganeshotsvan at Keshavji Chawl in Girgaon.  Year by year the idols are getting larger, the decorations…

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August full moon #SkywatchFriday

August full moon #SkywatchFriday

This August has seen a cloudy sky so the moon and sun were invisible most of the time . However, I was lucky to see the full moon play hide and seek on Coconut Day . Sharing these images with other bloggers from around the world on #SkywatchFriday. Happy weekend all Ciao

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