3 churches and a basilica: Exploring Bandra’s Christian heritage

Originally posted on My Favourite Things:
It’s a little before 7 on a muggy Saturday morning in March earlier this year. At Bandra’s Basilica of Our Lady of The Mount, otherwise known as Mount Mary, the morning service is in progress. The stalls outside the Basilica are already open for business. At that time of…

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Best books from Indian States

Brooklyn magazine last month published an amazing map of USA with the best book from each of the states of USA. When I started the list, I was very happy as first first 2 states were Alabama and Alaska and their corresponding books were To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee and Into the…

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What happens when we abandon our role model ?

I saw the tweet announcing that Dan Brown will be in India for a event by Penguin. It made me both happy and sad. Sad, mostly because I was not happy enough. Because I was surprised that the announcement  didn’t make me jump up and down. The writer I idolized, dropped his name in the…

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My own Breakfast at Tiffany’s

I remember watching Breakfast at Tiffany’s for the first time. I was in Delhi. The mercury were escaping out the thermometers and I was having an usual college-broke end of month. A friend was in town and I promised to show her around. I was usually a good host. I knew what most of my…

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