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Wednesday evening sunset at Marine Drive

I normally don’t get a chance to walk on Marine Drive in the middle of the week but this week I was lucky and  when the opportunity presented itself, I grabbed it with both hands. When you see the pictures below you can see why. There was a cool breeze blowing even though the sun …

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Why today is not a good day to visit the aquarium

English: Marine Drive Mumbai (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On Saturday  afternoon, I set off for Marine Drive to pick up Hubby Dear who had gone for his walk. Actually he is supposed to walk half an hour every day but when things get too busy as they were last week, he prefers to do all his …

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A gloomy winter sky in Mumbai

After last week’s brilliant sunrises, I was terribly disappointed to find my Mumbai cast in a pall of grey smog. Without even the slightest chill, it’s gloomy and grey almost like a monsoon day. I do hope this smog clears up else we’ll be having a winter of coughs and colds. A brilliant swirl of …

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The questionable exclamation mark

Many years ago our Municipal Corporation launched a cleanliness campaign with the slogan “HELP! KEEP MUMBAI CLEAN” Seeing this message plastered boldly over bus stops and on the garbage trucks, I always questioned the position of the exclamation mark. Did this message warn us or did it implore us to keep the city clean? Whatever …