They say that you are not really a good writer until and unless you have a ‘writer’s block’ at some point in your life. Since till now I have never had ‘writer’s block’ I thought it would be a good idea to get one.
Sometimes I wonder: why can’t people be fashionably on time? You know what I mean; you are invited for a party, from 7 pm, so you think it would be fine to walk in at 9 pm, what they call fashionably late.
It’s amazing how a predominantly western celebration has caught on in aamchi Mumbai. We’re talking about Halloween that has been here, there and everywhere.
“There are no sweets for Diwali this year,” he said. “But you can take your pick of umbrellas and raincoats.”
“As a lifestyle writer I get invited to events around town where food and drinks are on the house. But, come to think of it, I do need a bank loan … for my Ola or Uber fare back home!”
A stylist has to see to so many things. Gone are the days of the red carpet appearances. Sure, the red carpet is there but then today people have decided to change the colour of the carpet!
The Mumbai weather at the moment, everyone would agree, is baffling. So to clear my mind if not my wet house, I decided to consult the weather bureau official.
Marcellus Baptista is glad to get back into the ‘Merry-Go-Round’ mood, reviving his over three-decade old column loaded with wit.