Browsing All posts tagged under »Mumbai«

Mind your language

March 15, 2014


It’s been more than two weeks since i got back from my travels in India and thrown into a non stop breaking news. All the headlines Pistorius, Ukraine and the missing Malaysian airplane just seem to keep giving. Four hours of live news coverage is taxing and you really do have to be on the […]

If in doubt go topless

March 6, 2014


Last night at Wendal Roderick’s fashion party in Mumbai, T’s friend the Bollywood actress came up to me and said, “Asha have you seen that young man?” I spun around and at the bar was an Asian guy wearing a black leather jacket zipped up only half way. He was shirtless. Who thinks that is […]

Jet Set

March 5, 2014


On Tuesday night both T and I thought I was flying home, so it was meant to be a send off of sorts. I’ll come back to this later…. …..After the Brett Lee photo debacle (see last blogpost), we went off to eat some awesome Indian seafood in the Phoenix Mall and then headed to […]

How not to take a celebrity photo

March 4, 2014


I got back late from Elephanta Caves this afternoon still nursing a hangover. It was rush hour and it took me an hour to get back to the flat in heavy Mumbai traffic. There was no way on earth I was gonna make the Jimmy Choo party. I called T and asked him to message […]

Express Highway

February 27, 2014


The road from Agra to Delhi is long. It’s made even longer if you can’t afford to pay the toll charges on the Yamuna Express Highway. A private road that was built. There are about three toll stops each will cost a car driver around 100 rupees a go. When I quizzed Ashok which route […]

Delhi – planes, trains and automobiles

February 22, 2014


The first thing that strikes you when you get to Delhi is the sheer volume of people. The torrent of human traffic is a little overwhelming. I opted to stay in a boutique guest house which is in a charming neighbourhood. It’s affordable chic and there are only six rooms. It’s nestled in the shadow […]