GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPEN WHILE I CYCLE

GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPEN WHILE I CYCLE

Spare your car and pedal a little far,

The roads are meant for you, ride when the skies are blue,

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PINK TRUMPET TREES

PINK TRUMPET TREES

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.

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CHRISTMAS LIGHTING IN BANDRA

CHRISTMAS LIGHTING IN BANDRA

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.

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RIDE TO SIX PLACES TRENDING IN MEDIA

RIDE TO SIX PLACES TRENDING IN MEDIA

On a quiet Sunday afternoon, Indian media went berserk. The news was about the death of a young Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. An army of Journalist representing various news channels were reporting from the scene of tragedy.

The non-stop, high decibel coverage with reporters screaming out of their lungs has been a pounding on the audience eardrums.

In four months, the case of the actors death has taken dramatic turns on the legal high ground and become a political slug-fest. I made an informal visit to six places in the city which are connected to the case.

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RECREATIONAL CYCLING ACCELERATES IN MUMBAI, CONSUMERS RUSH TO CYCLE SHOPS

RECREATIONAL CYCLING ACCELERATES IN MUMBAI, CONSUMERS RUSH TO CYCLE SHOPS

Post the application of partial relaxation in lockdown, bicycle ridership has surged in Mumbai city complementing growth to retail business during unlock 1.0 (June 2020).

Cycling is the new fad – freedom from homesickness, fitness ritual and vehicle for social distancing.

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