Tag: #Mumbai Diary

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Goodbye Lord Ganesh #WordlessWednesday

Last night after dinner we heard the drums beating frenziedly downstairs. So we rushed out to the balcony and saw a sea of orange-clad devotees saying goodbye to Lord Ganesh in a raucous procession. While the festival is for ten days, many households keep him only for one and a half days. (Since we have …

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Flowers for Ganesha #WordlessWednesday

There is an air of festive activity in Mumbai . Whether it is a private celebration at home or a community celebration, hectic preparations are afoot to receive Ganesha. Especially in the flower markets that are filled with flowers for Ganesha. Thankfully, the rain gods are giving us a breather. And the flower markets are …

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#WordlessWednesday – A Garden Snail

Last week in the garden we came upon this snail . It was a wonder because for many years our gardens were invaded by huge African snails that were more destructive than we imagined. I don’t know what the name of this snail is but it didn’t tuck his head in shyly as most of …

FOOD

Kejriwal and Eggs ?

Finally Eggs Kejriwal What is Eggs Kejriwal? Last December I met up with some of my Blogger friends at a Mumbai Club.  We were meeting at an awkward time – not quite breakfast and not yet lunch. Besides,  the girls being poor eaters, preferred to have a cup of coffee or at best, an egg …

LIFESTYLE

Summer Calls

Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo – each rising an octave higher, the screechy koel rouses me from a sweaty, restless slumber. Awash with light at 5 a.m.,my room is bright, the sun already high. I stretch out like a lazy cat, reluctantly to waken to another hot summer …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Thanks for Marching on ! #GratitudeCircle

February which is decidedly the shortest month in the year has gone by really fast. But March which has only 3 days more, has been agonisingly slow for me. I would say it has literally crawled into April. Part of the reason has been the renovation work at home that began halfway through February, all …