The street running scene in Mumbai is generally pathetic. There are safety issues, and nobody looks forward to running through rotting garbage, mucky potholes, pavement dwellers and God forbid, aggressive stray dogs! In a city like this, the BNP comes as a savior. Officially called the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the only national park in … Continue reading Running in Borivali National Park
Everybody knows (do they?) that plastic is not good for the planet. And there is so much focus on plastics that it is nauseating...from every little thing of packaging to how we carry our office tiffin! Heck...we even replaced some of our shampoo brands at home with shampoo bars from Earthy Sapo. And the fact … Continue reading #DitchTheDisposable – an eco-experiment at a home birthday party!
One of my favorite pastimes in yesteryears was watching, and occassionally photographing, men at work. People at work, in all their sincerity, with all their skills and passions on display, is a sight to behold, and is a sight of hope for humanity. Here are some snaps I have captured in those years. There's something … Continue reading Men at work…
A superbly organized by the BNP Green Runners club! The arrangements were fabulous, the supporters energetic and enthusiastic and the atmosphere electric! One of the best running events in Mumbai!
It’s been exactly a month today since I ran the race of my life – the Comrades Marathon 2019, Up run, and just about the right time to reminisce about the life-changing experience. I started running recreationally to lose weight…a sedentary IT job had taken my weight to 78kgs in 2005. And the hectic schedule … Continue reading Comrades 2019 – the race of my life!
Located right in the heart of South Africa's wine district, Bonnievale Wines is a great and friendly destination to sample and taste their award-winning collection of wines. On a good day, they would be happy to let you have a walk around their winery and give you a guided tour too! And if you are … Continue reading Bonnievale Wines – a beautiful winery and great wine tasting!
Generally on your way to the Cape of Good Hope, you would be well advised to take a short halt at the Boulder's beach in Simon's Town and observe the colony of South African penguins which calls this beach its home. And while you are there do make a stop over to the icecream shop … Continue reading Boulder’s beach – a home to the South African penguins…and an Icecream shop!