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I think that meant yes or was it no? maybe???

I think that meant yes or was it no? maybe???

I know it’s been a while since I did an update and as I sit in this hotel room counting down my last days in Bombay – it occurred to me that there was...

Drive like a Mumbaiker?

Drive like a Mumbaiker?

I did a post that touched briefly on the roads and driving conditions in Mumbai – but that was shortly after I had arrived and really had no idea what I was talking about....

Curiosity never kills the cat… in Mumbai

Curiosity never kills the cat… in Mumbai

My Indian people are infinitely curious and opinionated  by nature… it seems they pop out of their mother’s womb questioning what just happened, and then answering the question simultaneously. This is something they never...

Fun and Food on Colaba

Fun and Food on Colaba

I decided to venture out to Colaba Causeway – because the roadside shopping there is always fun and I love being able to interact with the vendors as I browse – there is always...

Arts festival in Kala Ghoda – Mumbai Styleeee

Arts festival in Kala Ghoda – Mumbai Styleeee

So my favorite French Mom and fellow blogger  Helene Lecuyer  (See her blog here – it’s very good!   http://helenelecuyer.unblog.fr ) has decided that I live too far away from all the action in...

“Do the needful”, “prepone the meeting”, “do one thing” and other phrases you will hear only in India…

“Do the needful”, “prepone the meeting”, “do one thing” and other phrases you will hear only in India…

Thee first time we got an email from our Landlords agent requesting us to “Please do the needful“ we were baffled… what could it possibly mean? Was there some hidden cultural message behind the...

Once Upon a Year…

Once Upon a Year…

There is  restless energy in the air in Mumbai… something is stirring on the breeze … what could it be… Whispers of a movement… the rustling… the last minute errands and purchases… perhaps a...

When a legend dies (Balasaheb Thackeray)

When a legend dies (Balasaheb Thackeray)

What do you do when the person on whom you have pinned all your political fervor and dreams on for the past forty six (46) years passes away? Many questions fill your mind… who...

The Trailing Spouse?

The Trailing Spouse?

The Trailing Spouse… The first time I heard that term being used to describe an expat husband who had followed his wife to India I thought it was a joke… I laughed heartily until...

Eid Al Adha or Feast of the Sacrifice

Eid Al Adha or Feast of the Sacrifice

Why are all the goats in Mumbai cowering in fear today? Today October 26th is Id-ul-Zuha (Bakr-Id), which is also known as Eid al-Adha or Id-ul-Adha, is a festival that many Muslims celebrate with...