Cafe Breve is a new hang out created for the cyclists. The concept of Cafe Breve is European style and designed to cater to the local cycling community in town.Continue reading “RIDE TO CAFE BREVE ON MY BROMPTON”
Happy Children’s Day! Today is a special moment for all of us we celebrated Children’s Day with our dear friends and fellow cyclists. We went for a group ride with visually impaired cyclists from the ABBF foundation and Divyang Sports and Cultural foundation. Both are registered government organizations and are working for the welfare and upliftment of the visually impaired children and adults in the society.Continue reading “CHILDREN’S DAY RIDE WITH VISUALLY IMPAIRED CYCLIST’S”
I am delighted to share this news with the loyal readers of this blog and the public at large that a new Brompton folding bicycle has come to my house. It’s the standard steel black model, and technically termed as ‘M6L’ – where M stands for the handlebar, 6 is the gear speed and L is for the mudguards.Continue reading “MY FIRST RIDE ON A BROMPTON BICYCLE”
Cycling is powerful and it is empowering. Cycling promotes gender equality. Cycling is a way of expression and it opens up a plethora of opportunities. One can connect with new people around and enjoy nature whole-heartedly to one’s content.Continue reading “WOMAN CYCLIST JOINS INDIAN ARMY”
Three years ago, when I rekindled my romance with cycling, I made an ambitious plan to travel to different parts of the world and explore the local places on a bicycle. In cycling lingo, it’s called as “Cycle Tourism”.Continue reading “CYCLING WITH RESTRICTIONS IN LOCKDOWN”
During my trip to Paris in 2017, the tour guide in our bus while giving instructions appraised us about the free drinking water facility available in the city. It turned out to be useful information for our group as we went about exploring the places largely on foot and public transport and in between refilled empty bottles from the taps beating the summer heat. Thus, we could conveniently quench our thirst, save money, reuse and reduce plastic waste.Continue reading “THIRSTY FOUNTAINS IN THE CITY”
In this busy world, one hardly stops by around a statue. If so, the reason could be a passive need – to click a photograph, draw a sketch, meeting point, the visitor is an historian or someone from the maintenance department.Continue reading “IF STATUES COULD SPEAK?”
“Is this a fish market? please maintain pin-drop silence”.
A familiar quote used by our teachers.
“Madam I was there at the fish market today, if you are reading this. However, I couldn’t maintain any silence because the market by itself was bustling with energy”.Continue reading “SELFISH MEN AND WOMEN AT THE FISH MARKET”
Along the Vikhroli stretch of the Eastern Express highway in Mumbai, there are a number of Pink Trumpet trees. These gorgeous looking trees welcome you with its blooming flowers. They look stunning when in full bloom mainly between December and February, generally associated with dry periods. But the tree also blooms during few other months when dry leaves are shed and fresh flowers blossom.Continue reading “PINK TRUMPET TREES”
Yesterday, I discarded the 2020 calendar. This year is like a bad dream, and like most of you even I want to forget about it. In Maharashtra, we had one more twist with another round of night curfew announced by the Chief Minister. Apparently, this is a preventive measure to regulate unwanted movement of people and gatherings at public places. The night curfew is imposed for 15 days, from 11 pm to 6 am, between 22nd December 2020 to 5th January 2021.Continue reading “CHRISTMAS LIGHTING IN BANDRA”