Running in Borivali National Park

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

#DitchTheDisposable – an eco-experiment at a home birthday party!

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!

Bonnievale Wines – a beautiful winery and great wine tasting!

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!

Urby leather passport holder – a review

Those of you who know me, know my love for genuine leather. Besides the usual belts and wallets, for the last several years, I have used leather journals and you can read about them here. I recently came across another company called Urby which makes genuine leather items, and promptly ordered - they only sell … Continue reading Urby leather passport holder – a review

Happy Republic Day! From my alma mater!

We ended up visiting the school, pretty much the only one we knew until we chose schools for our kids, where we had spent 12+ years of our childhood! We attended the Republic day function of the school, and this brought back a tsunami of old memories! Nostalgia and a fond recollection of the fun-filled … Continue reading Happy Republic Day! From my alma mater!

Innovative Journaling – ‘journals for a lifetime’ -review

This is a first hand review of the beautiful, and rugged, journals from Innovative Journaling, erstwhile Renaissance Art, after several years of ownership and daily usage! Those of you who know me, know my love for genuine leather. For the last several years, this book has been my go-to journal cum notebook and stays with … Continue reading Innovative Journaling – ‘journals for a lifetime’ -review

ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs

It so happens that we like visiting a temple on our special occasions. Hence we end up often at Iskcon temple on our birthdays, and anniversaries, and those of our kids' too! On this occasion we landed there at 12:30, right in time for the Rajbhog Aarti. Enjoyed the Aarti and the temple then closed … Continue reading ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs