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LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Thank God for the wrinkled hands!

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Oh No! my hands are wrinkled Wrinkled hands are a sign of aging. But the wrinkles don’t come overnight. It is a slow insidious process. I first found out my hand was aging when my engagement ring fitted snuggly on my Pinkie. After years of having my ring finger ballooning on either side of the …

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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 …

Mumbai Diary

Lying-in with back pain on Monday Morning #MondayMusings

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The first time I ever heard the term Lying-in was when I read the name  Parsi Lying-in Hospital across the road from school. I used to wonder what the building actually was for,  because we never really saw it bustling with activity. And the only time we visited it was for our annual vaccinations and …

LIFESTYLE

The curious case of the rocking chair and the laundry

Growing Laundry

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does the laundry grow? Upon my teak wood rocking chair From none to ten and more!   To paraphrase a popular nursery rhyme, I’m amazed at how the laundry in my house just seems to grow. Especially on my rocking chair. The rocking chair In my bedroom is a rocking …

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Mushrooming joys #WordlessWednesday

The kids were excited to see mushrooms sprouting everywhere in the garden

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Sunshine Blogger Award

  I’m not really into blog awards because like chain letters, it becomes difficult to keep the chain going. Besides, it is hard to find bloggers in my cohort who are not  already tagged. So normally, I would have just left this tag unanswered.  However, here’s hoping I can do this. So I’d like to …