Tucked in the leafy lane of Bandra’s D’Monte Park Road is an unassuming, ground-floor space that, when you enter, will have footwear strewn near the short flight of stairs leading to it.
There is a bit of personal history over Taraporevala Aquarium
Happy Planet, built as a play area for children up to 12 years of age, also works as a short-time, baby-sitting centre where parents can keep their kids happy as they shop. When we tracked it down a Saturday, we found it nearly empty
When you get off Mahalaxmi station and take an immediate left, you will spot Maharashtra’s biggest manual laundromat
If a mother of a toddler had to be asked what they would wish for if they ever encountered a wish-granting fairy, many I know would say a day of pampering and knowing that their baby was being taken care of in a state-of-the art play area
It’s been a childhood wanna-go destination, filled with images of milkshake streams, green fields and undulating roads and cotton candy
From afar it seems to be caught in a time warp: the Jehangir Art Gallery I visited as undergraduate is like it was ages ago
Is art for children? It is a debate that I have had internally and with a few people around me
To enjoy the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (or Prince of Wales Museum, as it was previously known) you need to spend the whole day there or perhaps even longer
For many parents, the monsoon means looking for indoor entertainment. But for some it means an opening of the glorious outdoors
When I research, it shows that the Nehru Science Centre (NSC) has been open to the public from 1985
The atrium fills with people. The chatter of kids is incessant. In the well of the atrium is a stage strewn with books and other articles of a home. The bell rings and the lights go out.
When I was a little girl, happiness was Juhu Beach. Despite being afflicted by terrible travel sickness I would happily wait for the 374 Ltd bus to take the most winding route from Chembur, through Dharavi, Kalina and every lane and bylane possible till I was green around the gills