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 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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OCOW Diarist Contest Winner_Sujata Das_Rebranding Mumbai

By |January 23rd, 2015|

OCOW Diarist Contest Winner

Rebranding Mumbai as a Hotter Destination!

Mumbai ‘A city of dreams’, ‘A city that never sleeps’, ‘The maximum city’…there are many epitaphs for this quintessential buzzling city, where dreams of many who have the vision and the determination are turned into realty. People from all walks of life come here to be […]

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All I Want For Christmas…

By |December 22nd, 2014|

So my favourite time of the year is here… there’s something about Christmas being around the corner that leaves me smiling and ridiculously happy, all the time. I harbour the feeling of crossing over into another world, where there could possibly be snow falling outside the frosted-up windows, chestnuts roasting over an open fire […]

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    Mumbai Locals – A Way of Life – By OCOW Reader – Leeba Thomas

Mumbai Locals – A Way of Life – By OCOW Reader – Leeba Thomas

By |August 8th, 2014|

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Rushing and pushing along the busy bridge over the station,poking our elbows into every possible flab around us, we made it to the overtly populated railway station. Scanning the train schedules on the indicator,she, my friend, yelled out to me a platform number. I was making my way through the crowd, trying to […]

Games Little People Play!

By |June 27th, 2014|

Back home, to Mumbai after a long work week of meetings and more meetings and a delayed flight which circled around Mumbai for a couple of times before landing. Followed by a long wait at the luggage belt for my bags and then beating the longer queue to grab a cab is a “been […]

OCOW Diaries_WT (With Ticket)

By |May 30th, 2014|

You know, Mumbai mornings can be quite beautiful too!
Crows cawing, cars honking, the cleaning mausi yapping away loudly on her mobail, the numerous doorbells that keep ringing especially when you wanna sleep in…And then that sudden realisation that you need to submit that report in office today and your late!!!
Rushing thru that shower just […]

Bombay Eye!

By |May 23rd, 2014|

Do u remember that TV campaign with a renowned actor telling a city cabbie, to stop fleecing 2 firang girls, coz guests are God!?? An attempt to remind us of the age old (I mean mythical times old) Indian saying in Hindi “Athithi Devo Bhava.” (As I said earlier, Guests ARE God!!)
So by guests, […]