Tag: Mumbai

  • PhotoStories | A little over four years’ worth

    If you are wondering why this blog has seen such little photography action over the last few months, please put down those protest banners and please don’t demand your money back*. The reason for this state of affairs is that back in December, The Flaneurbanite‘s knee threw a tantrum and has since been acting like a  total […]

  • Everything Else | Bombay Again

    This post was first written and published on an older blog in October 2005. Another trip to Bombay – three days of hectic work, traveling, missing meals and some socialising and serendipitous-bumping-into-friends. It was the first time that I didn’t so much as get to look at the beach or the sea, except a couple […]

  • PhotoStories | The other Mumbai wakes up

    Early on a Sunday morning, the Fort area of south Bombay ought to be deserted. No throngs of suits and ties, no briefcases and cellphones, no long and short cars, and traffic jams and honking and cursing, and sweating policemen just barely managing to keep a semblance of sanity in the chaos. None of it. […]

  • PhotoStories | Mumbai Disturbia

    There’s a Sanskrit word with its roots in Indian Hindu philosophy and mythology called “Maya” – meaning illusion, something that embodies duality – that, which changes face and confuses our perception of reality in daily life.Mumbai, the city, epitomises Maya.That, which glitters with hope for millions in small town and rural India; that, which carries […]