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Sayali------and the Langurs!!!!

Friday, March 19, 2010      3 comments

The British have left behind a legacy of small towns situated on higher Altitudes commonly called----Hill Stations.These hill stations are widely spread over the Hills and Mountains of India and during the British Raj used to be the seat of Gov... Read more

Early Summer

Thursday, March 18, 2010      3 comments

The day has started becoming longer----Summer has begun making it's presence felt all over the city-----there is a change in the atmosphere!!!!The Gul Mohar across the road has shed it's leaves in readiness for it's blazing Orange Red Blossoms a... Read more

Adventure in Gulmarg,1983

Wednesday, March 17, 2010      4 comments

"If there is Paradise on Earth,it is here,it is here,it is here"is what the Moghul Emperor Jahangir is supposed to have said about Kashmir-------and it is absolutely true.Those who have visited this Valley have fallen in love with it------the be... Read more

Seeta

Tuesday, March 16, 2010      7 comments

All the Hindus begin their New Year today on Chaitri Pratipada as it is known.This day is also celebrated all over India as being the day that Rama arrived home in his kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years exile in the forest.Many people observe a fas... Read more

Cow Dusk---Godhuli

Monday, March 15, 2010      4 comments

As the evening Dusk would fall The Sun a glowing Orange Ball With the scent of Chaaphaa wafting on the Breeze The Birds return---clustering in the Trees Noisy chatter as they settle in the safety of their nests The returning Cows ambl... Read more

MANGOES!!!!!

Saturday, March 13, 2010      8 comments

Like I said in an earlier Blog---I blinked and Summer rushed in pell mell!!!All the trappings arrived in full force too---the Heat,the flowers and ------The Alphonso(Haapus) Mangoes!!! My association with these Mangoes(Aambey/Aam) is full of f... Read more

Ancient Science Ayurveda and Daily Life

Friday, March 12, 2010      8 comments

We had arranged a Lecture in our Condominium Complex on the benefits of Ayurveda--the Ancient Medical Science of India in our Condominium Garden.The Lecture was given by Medha Tai,herself a Yoga teacher and a disciple of Ayurvedic lifestyle.She ... Read more

My four legged Babies!!

Thursday, March 11, 2010      3 comments

Mary Anne's Blog reminded me of my two little Babies---- Ming and Tina.I was lucky to blessed with their presence in our Family for 11 and 12 years---unfortunately they both passed on to Doggie Heaven---and I am left with happy and beautiful me... Read more

Chaitali and Sayali, 11th.October,1992

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      6 comments

For Two Young Adults---Our Daughters You have pervaded our Lives, With the lingering scents of Spring, You have enriched our Lives, With the very essence of your Being. We are proud to be your Parents, And hope that you're proud of u... Read more

A Poem to Naini Taal

Tuesday, March 09, 2010      7 comments

This beautiful deep Emerald Lake is named after a Goddess--Naina Devi and is in the State of Uttaraanchal in the North of India.We last visited it in May,1993 which is when I penned this poem.That day too I'd woken early and the view of the Lak... Read more

Women's Day----Indian Ishtyle!!!!

Monday, March 08, 2010      7 comments

Today was a fabulous day----had loads and loads of FUN---after a long long time!!!!Celebrated "Women's Day" in style!!! All of us had got together---all my friends and "cronies"(Sayali---don't you DARE laugh!!!!) and collected a certain amount... Read more

Cravings!!!!

Sunday, March 07, 2010      5 comments

That I love Food---is by now well known and well established to my Spark Friends---that the fact I used to live to eat---another well known and well established fact----also that all that has landed me in this mess---the ULTIMATE fact of all fac... Read more

The Samovar

Saturday, March 06, 2010      3 comments

The name may sound strange to those who aren't aware of it----those who are will connect instantly-----it is Mumbai's Prime Bohemian Identity----for the past fifty years and more it has been the Meeting Point for who's who in Mumbai's Art Circl... Read more

Spring!!!

Friday, March 05, 2010      9 comments

My India is a beautiful country----we don't have that many Seasons---Spring is very short---blink and it has turned into Summer!!!However the tiny bit of it that we get lasts barely a month.We make the most of it---it is known in India as "Vasan... Read more

Just Happy!!!!

Thursday, March 04, 2010      7 comments

There are some days when I just wake up all revved up and ready to go----today was one of those days.How I wish there were more days like this----the pace is set early in the morning--relaxed,unhurried and laid back---in short peaceful!!! I aw... Read more


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