Nostalgia

Working Dreams: Bandra in the Seventies

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 […]

Bandra School Memories

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. […]

Travel Travails In Bandra Of Old

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 […]

Musical Memories of Bandra

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 […]

Growing Up With Books

Growing Up With Books

When I was growing up, the first books we read as school boys were the Five Find-Outer mystery stories by Enid Blyton. We found it quite fascinating to read about these school children and their dog, led by Fatty, investigating mysterious crimes in and around […]