From Genoa to Goregaon

It was over a month ago that I promised to write more about a certain Chef A, whose menu I had featured in the Bastille Day story. Well, here he is – Chef Antonello Cancedda. Recently launched as the Chef de Cuisine at Westin Mumbai Garden City’s Prego restaurant, Antonello has brought about rather interesting […]

Shyam Rang

The colours of Krishna will soon be enriching us, as Janmasthami approaches. Gokuldham temple, the epicentre of one of Goregaon east’s prime neighbourhoods, has week-long celebrations planned out. Whether you’re a regular temple-goer or not, a Krishna devotee or not – these activities still have appeal. Krishna Vatika Devasthan, as the temple is officially known, […]

The Book Mark

Books and the habit of reading have always been close to my heart. My childhood is about vivid memories of trips to the neighbourhood libraries, bookstores (one would have to wait for special occasions to be bought new books!) and stocking one’s loot in the bookshelf. My mother often recalls how I would bring a […]

Vasuda Arora: Fighting against Child Abuse

In the last two months, I have interacted with many residents of Goregaon east, who are doing incredible work for the greater common good. The spectrum of work is varied – environment, wildlife, children’s rights, robotics, green industries, tribal welfare, culture and so much more. I now start a new section in the blog, Highway […]

rainwater harvesting, goregaon

Saving for a non-rainy day

Endless cups of masala-laden tea have been consumed, with deep-fried snacks as invariable partners in crime. Trigger happiness has exposed a million monsoon pictures across the board. And yes, all taxes have been filed and all investments have been duly made to make one a law-abiding citizen. rainwater harvesting, goregaon After all these activities that occupy […]

tribal lunch at goregaon

Tribal Lunch at Aarey: Food for the Soul

Tribal lunch at Goregaon. Of all the days of the week, I pity Sunday the most. Everyone has their hopes pinned on this one day. All expectations of recreation, relaxation, unwinding and undoing are weighed on the last of the week. A full seven-day routine is carried out with the hope that Sunday will be […]