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Rediscovering Fort- When Mumbai becomes Bombay 0

Rediscovering Fort- When Mumbai becomes Bombay

Mumbai’s Fort District is a fascinating place to discover despite the Metro mess


Taking stock #WordlessWednesday

This group of garrulous businessmen dressed in dazzling white were standing in front of a stationers wondering how many account books to buy. Dhanteras is an auspicious day for the Hindu traders and the...

Shopaholics in Mumbai 15

Shopaholics in Mumbai

This week has been very wet and I decided to give some of my old posts some extra love taking a cue from Corinne. My posts on shopping in Mumbai have generated the most...


Walking down a leafy street in Mumbai’s Art District 

There are very few leafy streets left in Mumbai these days particularly wide ones with old trees and old buildings. Rampart Row which was so called because it was once the rampart of the...

#GratitudeCircle- Farewell my local Banya

#GratitudeCircle- Farewell my local Banya

It’s time once again when we count our blessings for what we have. This week when the local banya told me that he was going to shut shop, I felt a sense of impending...



tiptop  (ˌtɪpˈtɒp) adj, adv 1. at the highest point of health, excellence, etc 2. at the topmost point n 3. the best in quality 4. the topmost point Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003 There’s a wedding looming ahead in the family and I suddenly realised...


Overtime in Mumbai

While wandering in the by lanes behind Rampart Row, I came upon this quaint little shop that crafted the most comfortable clothes. OBATAIMU, the store with the funny sounding name is the brain child...

The newest shop on the block – Shyamal & Bhumika 0

The newest shop on the block – Shyamal & Bhumika

This evening I went for a stroll down the road mainly to find an umbrella for Wow Dinga. Obviously it was like looking for a needle in a haystack because all umbrellas have miraculously...


Lobsters, Prawns and a Fishy Festival

Today I had an unexpected free morning so I decided to go down to the fish market at Grant Road to get fresh lobster and prawn for my family lunch tomorrow. Saturday is not...


Why are there no orange bras?

Shopping for bare necessities There are times in your life when you want to purchase something as simple and as basic as undergarments – not the fancy, lacy ones that send your heart rate...

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