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My Wind Chimes Story

Wind chimes are one of the most fascinating possessions for a person who is musically inclined. My husband and I often go looking for them whenever we go shopping (which happens to be atleast twice a week – for the fun of it) and by…

Hello ‘Winters’

Oh yes, winter is in quotes because it is so special, the reason being?? I hate winters! Period! The thought of the arrival of winters just gives me the jitters. Ofcourse it has a lot to do with my Mumbai upbringing and I like…

What after Kashmir?

Once I read that when Jinnah was informed about the death of his arch rival Gandhi, to everyone’s surprise, he was very said and from that very day he lost his will to be politically active. Soon after, he died of TB, having lost the…

Kai Po Chhe!!!

This little sentence holds so many memories and oodles of nostalgia – of bachpan, of Sankrant - the exciting kite-festival, of til ke laddu made by mom, of my motherland – India, of my amazing city – Mumbai, of changing times and of…

Because Bombay is an emotion!

  Just recently I came across a picture that said - Bombay because, Mumbai is a city and Bombay is an emotion. The words reverberated in my ears and I could identify with it completely, wholeheartedly. For me, there may be a thousand name…

The test of time…

It was nearly a month and a half after I returned back home in the US, from India. Initially the India trip was supposed to be only for two weeks and I was going be back home to celebrate Diwali with my husband. But obviously it…

We make a life by what we give

We all have grown up hearing the phrase, ‘Charity begins at home’. Little did we think or ever dream that we could become ‘givers’ at the click of a mouse without really ‘giving’ anything at all, while partaking in the pleasures of our…

Ignorance is Blasphemy

In today’s world ignorance is no more bliss, its blasphemy! For, I cannot fathom the thought how anyone could end up spending an ‘x’ amount of money on a particular item when it is available for much less. And no, I am not referring to…

The heat is on…

Being a Mumbaikar, the rains have a special meaning in my life. Ofcourse, being born during monsoons undoubtedly adds the extra special affiliation towards the glorious raindrops. It’s only a matter of time when one gets used to the…

Pitter Patter Raindrops   

      Remember that poem in school? ‘I hear thunder, I hear thunder…” It still keeps ringing in my ears whenever the monsoons arrive. The moment it starts thundering loudly, lightning strikes in a series and the whole atmosphere gets…

My Mutual Funds Story

Being a banker and working in renowned MNC Banks has its own perks, one of them being that you are in touch with the latest investment avenues as per your risk appetite. What better way to manage your personal finance and ensure your…