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Mumbai loves Jams!

By |October 24th, 2015|

Mumbai, the city of dreams or that’s what everyone said when one day in September 2006 my husband decided to take up a job in Mumbai and we moved here from our home town Delhi. Living here for nearly 10 years now, it’s given us more than our fair share.

How the idea came about…
It […]

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    Mumbai Dreams_Awakening the Empowered Feminine – Archana Sachdev

Mumbai Dreams_Awakening the Empowered Feminine – Archana Sachdev

By |June 9th, 2015|

“An Awakening Woman is a spiritual rebellion engaged in a glowing and embodied, nothing-held-back love affair with the great mystery. She moves in the world with fierce compassion, grace and freedom, and is passionate about truth, rest & real love. She is fluent in angelic, diva and in Kali roars. Earth is home and so is infinity.” - […]

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    Mumbai_Dreams _”Learning belly dance was a spiritual journey for me!” – Leena Viie

Mumbai_Dreams _”Learning belly dance was a spiritual journey for me!” – Leena Viie

By |April 3rd, 2015|

“Free spirited, fiery and arisquebelly dance fusion artist” is how I like to describe myself. I had little to complain about when I landed myself in a well paying corporate job. Thoroughly stimulating and fulfilling, I was in love with my work which took me to varied locales within and outside India. As a […]

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Mumbai- My Stage!

By |February 26th, 2015|

“Have you heard of this small village Avantipur Badodiya in Shajapur Dist. of Madhya Pradesh? 2500+ population struggling to meet ends and basic needs like power, water, roads. etc. And this is my village’s  present status, you can easily imagine what it must be earlier!
My father Shankarlal Vyas worked in MP Police and opted […]

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I got a postcard! Did you?

By |February 26th, 2015|

Times have changed and so have we. Technology has transformed our lives and made everything very convenient & clickable. We talk to our phones more than we talk to each other and they even  talk back to us! The world is confined to the gadget screen, handheld and laps. Like the silver haired say, […]

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Mumbai Heroes_The Man Who Starts Mumbai’s Day!

By |February 6th, 2015|

He is an almost insignificant yet indispensable part of your morning routine. His presence is very crucial for Mumbaikars or for that matter 74% of literate Indians. He comes in a hurry and leaves in a jiffy leaving behind something that we look forward to everyday in the morning. Whether it is the doorbell […]

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OCOW Top 5 – Street Food Places in Mumbai

By |January 26th, 2015|

Mumbai eats to live, lives to eat and we love to live n Eat and Eat n Live! We have our own tastes, likes, dislikes n food habits, our “ughs! and our yums!” With zillions new places cropping up like mushrooms in every nukkad and corner, opening and shutting down. How does one keep […]

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Mumbai Heroes_ S for Samaritans

By |January 24th, 2015|

You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give. This is the mantra behind the motivation of a group of friends hailing from a building complex in Lokhandwala, Mumbai.
The idea to start a school sprung to life after Mr. Patrick, a philanthropist himself, spoke to these […]

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    OCOW Diarist Contest Special Prize_ Manas Prabhutendolkar (13 yrs)

OCOW Diarist Contest Special Prize_ Manas Prabhutendolkar (13 yrs)

By |January 23rd, 2015|

OCOW Diarist Contest Special Prize

Cinq Raisons to Live in Mumbai

The Dream City, An Alpha World City and the melting pot of many communities and cultures. This is how we Mumbaikars know are city. Which always repays our faith in it by making our life easy here. Be it by introducing the mono- and metro- […]

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    OCOW Diarist Contest Winner – Fatema Savai – Unique Ways to a Cleaner Mumbai

OCOW Diarist Contest Winner – Fatema Savai – Unique Ways to a Cleaner Mumbai

By |January 23rd, 2015|

OCOW Diarist Contest Winner 

LET’S CATCH THE MAN!!

Whether it be the human chains that help each other from falling off a crowded local or the attached hands trying to support themselves in a rickety BEST bus, Mumbaikars have always found a way to be involved in each others live; known people and strangers alike. This […]

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