Mumbai Happenings- Art

It was a happy accident today when I came across a beautifully curated art exhibition by Rukshaan Krishna. The Baroda March is an event that happens every  year in March and first began in 2008. On display is a combination of watercolours , mixed media, etchings, bronze and wood sculptures and much more. The ideas and techniques are fresh and exciting, I found the works to be … Continue reading Mumbai Happenings- Art

Soul Travel – Leh part 1

A journey to Leh / ladakh is the sort of journey that changes you as a person. It’s unforgettable with it’s ever changing multi coloured, stark and piercingly  beautiful landscape. The softness and gentleness of the people. It invites you to question and realign your sense of self in all the vastness that inspires awe at every turn. It’s majestic and otherworldly and should be … Continue reading Soul Travel – Leh part 1

New in Mumbai – Ministry of New !

I first saw this space a couple of months ago , i was there for an Art exhibition. I immediately loved the space the volume the decor and of course the exhibition that was on at the time. My images are all from the exhibition evening but if you go to their website  https://ministryofnew.wordpress.com you can see photos of an extremely tastefully designed space that would … Continue reading New in Mumbai – Ministry of New !

A peak inside – Edward Theater

A peak inside the old Edward Theater at Kalbadevi. I remember coming here as a child and even then it seemed like a secret hidden spot in bustling Mumbai. Eggshell blue and white the building has somehow miraculously survived in our built up crazy metropolis. There is a charm to this theater that was built in the 1800’s it still functions as a cinema but has the … Continue reading A peak inside – Edward Theater

Weekend Escape !

What better way to beat the scorching summer heat of Mumbai than to spend time with friends at their beautiful home in Ali Baug. A home built painstakingly with a passion for design, detail and warm hospitality. Here the greenery, plants and trees are just as important as the home! 6 dogs 2 cats  1 baby  lots of friends and lots of laughs !! All … Continue reading Weekend Escape !

24 Hours in Lucknow -guest blogger

24 Hours in Lucknow… By Akshita Phoolka Guest Blogger I recently went to Lucknow to visit an aunt who moved there a few years ago. As most towns in India’s hinterland- UP go, I half expected Lucknow to be shabby, hot and boring and while the heat was soaring, Lucknow was anything but shabby and boring, Infact my 24 hours there were so packed with … Continue reading 24 Hours in Lucknow -guest blogger

MUMBAI HAPPENINGS – SCOT SCHUMAN in CONVERSATION

Scot Schuman is in Mumbai. Elle India and Bungalow 8 hosted an event last night for bloggers to come in and listen to and chat with the creator of the infamous blog The Sartorialist. An interesting event with answers that were honest, insightful and candid.   glimpses of the charming store  Bungalow 8 Mumbai    FYI  Maithili Ahluwaila the founder of Bungalow 8  as shot by … Continue reading MUMBAI HAPPENINGS – SCOT SCHUMAN in CONVERSATION

FALAKNUMA PALACE a stunning revival !

A painstaking 10 year restoration process has revived this amazing Palace !A romantic destination if ever there was one. Falak-numa which translated means “Like the Sky” or “Mirror of the Sky” is truly dreamy…..  Brining it back to it’s original grandeur was led by princess Asra jah, the first wife of the VII nizam. The Library : has a walnut carved roof and is a replica of the … Continue reading FALAKNUMA PALACE a stunning revival !