Meet book addicts in your bay!

Imagine my excitement when I was introduced to Bookcaine Bookaddicts and learned about their upcoming meeting right in the heart of our neighbourhood! A fast-growing book-lovers community, Bookcaine was initiated about four months ago. Three friends, Preeti Ayyathurai, Amrita Panja and Ridhima Samtani, who are avid readers and bibliophiles, kept their passion alive by texting […]

The life more ordinary

Narrate, relate and connect stories through everyday objects at the Museum for Ordinary Objects. As a borderline compulsive hoarder, I have a multitude of possessions that I just can’t seem to let go of. From memories to memoirs, things collected over the years threaten to burst out of drawers and closets. I’m pretty sure I’m not […]

Depth of Field: Product Photography Workshop this weekend

I chanced upon a site called Momentzia, which a very interesting discovery indeed. Momentzia – The Photographers’ Hub, is an online photographers’ collaborative. It is a platform that makes available the work and profiles of shutterbugs across the board. If you’re looking for someone to shoot your wedding, a fashion portfolio, or your newly constructed […]

Immersive Theatre Experience: The Dark Room Project

There’s been a plethora of genres of theatre doing the rounds over the years. Going beyond that of experimental theatre is one called “immersive theatre”. I was highly intrigued when Tushar Dalvi, Founder and Director of Rangaai Theatre Company approached me to promote his upcoming show, The Darkroom 2.0. How could I not – he […]

GHP Weekend: Make the Law of Attraction Work for You

An eating psychologist and life coach, Kalpana Patel can show you how to achieve all that you have envisioned for your future at her workshop, Create Your 2017 with Kalpana Patel, to be held in Bandra tomorrow We’re well into a brand new year. How new is it for all of us? There are a good proportion […]

Seasons in the Sun: The SOL Mela on Saturday, January 14

I’m constantly scouting around for more than sugar and spice – looking for all that’s really nice. And when I do find such things in our neighbourhood and can share these with my readers, it’s heartening. And heart warming. The upcoming SOL Mela at the SOL School, on January 14, the day of Makar Sankranti, […]

Celebrate Cinema 2016: Whistling Woods International

One of India’s most reputed film and media institutes, Whistling Woods International (WWI), is a significant 5-acre portion of our vicinity. And it’s all set to open its doors to the public on September 30 and October 1, as Celebrate Cinema time arrives. Catch a teaser video of the festival here – When Indian cinema […]

Mud-dle up!

While most of us thought that Film City is all about a sprawling space packed with studios and open-air sets, it’s not common knowledge that it is home to some scenic natural settings. Lush hills, lakes and much flora and fauna are standing out in all their glory, what with the kind of rain we’ve […]