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LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Unpacking January #GratitudeCircle

January dawned fresh as a gift this year – a present waiting to be unwrapped. I love receiving presents. Especially when they come nicely packed in silver boxes with a big bow! What is behind the big bow? Luckily, January didn’t disappoint. It had some pleasant surprises in store for me. Food and friends in January …

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel : a look into the future

With limited movie options, my movie gang decided on “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” playing in town these days. Used to seeing India portrayed in very poor light by foreign film makers, I was not really expecting to come home happy . The film starts with an assortment of wrinkled and crinkled English retirees who …

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Meryl scores as Maggie

Right from the time Meryl Streep made her first appearance as Joanna Kramer in that tear jerker Kramer vs Kramer, I’ve made it a point to see her movies. I loved her in “Out of Africa,” “The French Lieutenant’s Woman,” The Devil Wears Prada” but was terribly disappointed with her performance in “Mama Mia” and …

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Mumbai Skeletons.

Walking down the streets of Fort, I was amazed to see a skeleton looking out at me. On closer look, I found not one but two skeletons hanging at the window of HELP a library dedicated to medical literature. Apparently this library is meant to help lay people find out information about diseases or health …