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Nostalgia---and Facts Of Life!!!
Thursday, January 27, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday was India's 62nd. Republic Day----and the beautiful vista of the City Lutyens built lay basking in the Winter Sunshine!!!Attending these Celebrations in person was a dream that so far hasn't been fulfilled---and as Time runs out fast--... Read more
National Pride!!!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      5 comments

Every 26th.January my Program is fixed----I watch the live telecast of the Republic Day Parade from the Rajpath--"Royal Way"-----from New Delhi!!!Each morning that day by 9 a.m. I'm ensconced by the the T.V. ---just breakfasted, with a bottle of... Read more
Am I Blushing!!!
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      5 comments

This morning I got such a wonderful surprise!!!On my Spark Page and on my Face Book Profile I was delighted to discover these "Beautiful Woman" Awards----7 in all---and I was so happy that I ACTUALLY blushed!!!I am very deeply honoured and touch... Read more
Musical Memories!!!
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      6 comments

Music is my soul----it helps keep my mind on an even keel---while I love Ballads and sad Songs I prefer the livelier Tunes---best pick-me-ups in the World!!!I grew up in the Radio Age---and my constant companion in all my waking hours was the Ra... Read more
Back Home---Refreshed and Recharged!!!
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      9 comments

The last 3 months of 2010 were great---first a Holiday in London followed by the Vacation in Los Angeles---feted,treated and cossetted by both our daughters in turn!!!All this change helped us both to really relax and unwind---result?A rejuvenat... Read more
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!
Saturday, December 25, 2010      9 comments

This is a very personal letter I'm writing to each one of you----to wish all my wonderful and very dear Spark friends a very,very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!The Internet is erratic here---so though I wanted to send Spark Goodies to ... Read more
Pictures of Brun Paao
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      7 comments

This is a Picture of a Brun Bread(Paao) beloved of Mumbaites and perhaps available only in Mumbai,India.These were primarily sold in Irani Bakeries---established by the ... Read more
Oven Fresh Brun-Maskaa and Chai!!!
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      10 comments

I have always loved Bread---any type---and thanks to this don't think will stay hungry anywhere in the World---I can literally consume it by the Loaves!!The best part is that I do not need any accompaniments with Bread---it's own unique aroma an... Read more
Kolhapuri Brothers
Friday, November 26, 2010      6 comments

I grew up in Chandigarh---then a part of erstwhile Punjab State---later after the trifurcation into 2 new States----Punjab,Haryana and Himachal Pradesh,it became a Union Territory. Very early memories of my childhood are linked to all my uncles-... Read more
An Era Ended!!!
Thursday, November 25, 2010      4 comments

This 30th.October an Era ended---our Shyam Kaka/Mama passed away at the age of 88----a rich Life well live... Read more
Victoria Cake---and (Slurp!!) Me!!!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      7 comments

Food----and specially the WRONG kind of Food has always been my Waterloo!!Since childhood I've be c... Read more
Historic London---Pictures!!!
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      6 comments

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Pictures of Greenwich Village
Monday, November 22, 2010      11 comments

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London---Wonderful Memories--2!!!
Monday, November 22, 2010      5 comments

Sight seeing was done in fits and starts---Sayali managed to take Thursdays and Fridays off for two consecutive weeks---and with these added to the Weekends it really was very convenient----that's when we went around London!!With the exception o... Read more
London---Wonderful Memories---1!!!
Friday, November 19, 2010      6 comments

Since I was a child I've been fascinated with the beautiful City of London-----and the Historic Tower.My father had described all minute details of so many things to me----the various Sights,the Food,the very ambience and above all the beautiful... Read more

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