Tag: shopping in Mumbai

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary, Opinions

Hoarding means different things to different people

Different folks, different strokes In the eternal debate of Nature vs Nurture, there is no clear winner. It is apparent that both are equally responsible for making you who you are. My mother came from a generation where natural calamities especially failed monsoons were a regular occurrence. They were used to shortages. Some products were …

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Christmas at Easter? #WordlessWednesday

I was wandering through Phoenix mall when I saw this Christmas tree in the square . While the tree is supposed to be an evergreen shouldn’t it be making way for the Easter bunny who is coming soon ? Well I can understand the mall’s reluctance to do away with Christmas decorations. There is something …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Rediscovering Fort- When Mumbai becomes Bombay

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

Mumbai Diary

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 market was full of people making purchases for good luck and prosperity the whole year round . And in the bazaar …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

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 footfalls. It was time for my readers who found them interesting to get an update. In this post, I’ve tried to …

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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 fort that was Bombay, is one such lovely road. Of course the name has now been changed to K. Dubash Marg …