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Working Dreams: Bandra in the Seventies

Given that I have been writing about remembering my  growing up in Bandra in the sixties and the seventies, how do I reconcile memories with dreams, which is the prompt for this final post for the Write Tribe Festival of Words -2? Actually, its not too difficult, as we all…

Bandra School Memories

In the earlier posts in this series that form part of the Write Tribe Festival of Words, I have been writing about my memories growing up in the sixties and seventies in Bandra, a leafy suburb of Mumbai or to use the old name, Bombay. For today’s penultimate post the…

Travel Travails In Bandra Of Old

After reading the first three post on memories, food and books, you have probably concluded that I am an incorrigible nostalgia buff, yearning for the ‘good old days’ of the sixties and seventies. But if there is aspect of our lives that has changed for the better it is traveling…

Musical Memories of Bandra

When I was growing up during the sixties and seveties, music was am important source of entertainment, at least in Bandra. More particularly, western pop music. And Radio Ceylon was the main source of this music. Every morning as you walked through the leafy by-lanes or past houses in the…

Bandra Food Memories

Those readers who have lived through the sixties and seventies will recollect that the daily menu at home had a certain sameness and at the same time, studiously adhered to the stereotype fare for a particular community. No experiments with Chinese or Italian or Thai or Continental fare. In a…

Growing Up In Bandra

All of us, I believe, have a mixed bag of memories; some good ones and others that make you cringe many years later. To say that one has only good memories, whilst suppressing the not so good ones is quite dangerous, to say the least. On the other hand, focusing…

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