Manasi Joshi Roy – This, that and the other

  • The Machan

    My daughter had a 3 day break & we wanted to go somewhere close to Mumbai but at the same time didn’t want to go to the usual Lonavla/Khandala hotels. My favorite travel magazine, Lonely Planet came to the rescue ! They carry this nice feature on short breaks & had written about The Machan […]

  • Math Madness ! ! !

    How is it that old childhood fears never leave us ? ? ? I used to be really bad at Math . . Barely scraped through the ICSE exams with 46 marks . .that too after many tuitions & prayers to God by my parents I’m sure . I took pride in the fact that […]

  • The Emperor’s New Clothes

    The other day I read about Priyanka Chopra’s decision to repeat, yes REPEAT her outfits because she believed it was a lesson to her fans plus being environmentally friendly ! Kudos to her 🙂 Being an actor I have felt the pressure of getting dressed up in a new outfit everytime I stepped out for […]

  • Midnight’s Children

    31 years ago, MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN was published. I remember my friend & next door neighbor Mona giving me a copy of the book to read. Mona, was older than me studying inorganic, or was it organic chemistry at IIT.. She was very very clever & read a lot. She & her mom, Mrs Saxena used […]

  • This,That and the Other

    This,That and the Other

    In the good old days before Facebook,Twitter,bbm & what have you’s took over our lives ….if you were the self expressive sorts who liked to pen down your thoughts you’d write a diary & then guard it zealously from everyone … Because that’s what diaries were meant to be .. Secret ! But now it’s […]