Thursday, December 6, 2018

Blog break

Will be away for awhile. Catch you soon!

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Street bookstore

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Irresistible to some - a bookstore on the street in Lower Parel.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

CDP Theme Day for December - Joy


Joy at being photographed. This was in Kumbharwada, Dharavi.

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Masterstrokes

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Masterstrokes on the vast canvas called sky in Bandra east.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Optimum space utilisation

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A cobbler has managed to squeeze in to put up his business in between 2 carts on the street in Lower Parel.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Bombay duck

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'Bombay duck' also called 'Bombil' locally is a popular fish that is best had fried. Sold by the basket and crate at Sassoon docks, fresh off the boat.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Street food

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Bread and eggs, street fast food in Lower Parel.

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

I've got your back

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The fisherman and his friend the blue heron bidding farewell to each other at the Worli jetty.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Humble abodes

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Humble abodes in Lower Parel. These are typical single room tenements in a row called chawls.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Sharing space

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Vehicles, pedestrians, buildings and shops, all sharing space without conflict in Lower Parel.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Catching the rays

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The bird is soaring high to catch the dying rays of the setting sun.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Street food

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A street food stall in Shivaji Park.

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Spot the cat

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A cat among the pots in Kumbharwada, Dharavi.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Leftover retailed

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The 1st lot has been picked up by the wholesalers, now the leftover fish is out for sale by the retailers at the Sassoon Docks. 

Friday, November 9, 2018

Skywatch

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The crow in Bandra east joins the meme and watches the sky.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Happy workers

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Workers in a shop selling sweets and savouries in Lalbaug for the festive season look happy sighting a festival bonus perhaps!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Bylane in Lalbaug

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The narrow lanes/bylanes called Patli galli in Hindi all over Mumbai. This one is in Lalbaug. 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Happy Diwali

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The festival of lights has begun. Outside almost every house you will find Rangoli adorned with lamps and lanterns strung outside windows.

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Monochrome mania

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Kohinoor square reaching for the sky in Dadar.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Romance in the sky

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The bird wooing the moon, up in a clear blue sky, in Bandra.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Parked among friends

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The feeder boats are anchored, parked, docked after a job well done at Sassoon docks. These are the true friends of the fisherfolk.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Temple in Fort

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In the Worli fort built by the Portugese, now there is a Hanuman temple established by the fisherfolk who have taken over the fort.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Me Dadarkar


Me Dadarkar (Am from Dadar), a selfie point in Dadar for Dadarkars. Written in Marathi, the State language of Maharashtra, in Devanagari script.

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Key maker


Keys of all shapes and sizes can be duplicated here in a shop on the pavement in Dadar.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Dawn in Bandra

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Good morning in Bandra.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The florist

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The florist in Kumbharwada, Dharavi.

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Monochrome mania

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The Bandra Worli sea link seen from the Worli fort.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Uneasy lies the head ..

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Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown (King Henry the Fourth, Part Two, by William Shakespeare). This young lad too must be apprehensive as he will be the topmost on the human pyramid to take a crack at the pot.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

When the pot breaks

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Broken pots indicate successes of the Govindas who form the human pyramid to break the pot hung up high in the air.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Cloud sprinkles

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The sky in Bandra east last evening.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018