Most men don’t like talking to other men about what’s happening in their pants, but I needed to swallow my pride if I wanted to know what was happening here.
When the weather warms up lassi saves Dilli walahs from the blazing sun. Lassi is sweet. Lassi is cool. Lassi is, quite simply, lovely. Here’s the best lassi walahs in the city.
Where there’s muck there’s brass (a British saying that means there is money to be made from other people’s rubbish), but realising wealth from waste is a really tough gig for many Dilliwalahs.
Delhi’s street scene mimics the weather and market vendors and street food sellers change what they sell to match what customers want. With winter fast appraoching Kumar’s days as a coconut seller are coming to a close, but what will he being selling in a few days time?
The biggest celebration of them all is coming up and Dilliwalahs are busy cleaning their houses. Wondering why everyone is buying brushes and scrubbing furiously? This idiots guide will give you some sort of answer in just 200 words.
When cycling around Mandir Marg in central Delhi I came across this man wandering down the road with a broken speaker dangling on a string. There are very few sights in the city that surprise me, but there are plenty that baffle me. This was one though that ticked both boxes.
I came across this vendor selling what I thought were ordinary sticks in the lanes of Old Delhi last month. They are all very nice looking sticks. They are all the same size and all the same thickness, but they just sticks, right? Wrong. These sticks are extra special. Yaha kya hai? (What is this?). …
Whenever I go for a wander I always come across something that makes me stop and stare. It’s what makes living in Delhi such a special experience for me. Most of the time I’ve got no idea what’s happening or why. I spend much of my life confused, intrigued and frustrated. I want to know…