THAILAND INDIA FASHION SOIRÉE - OCT 01, 2022

Spectacular soirée showcasing the most creative collaboration between Thailand and India's designers ❤️ I was proud to be the Master of Ceremonies ! Cheers to stronger relationship between India & Thailand 🥂

CELEBRATED MALAYSIA DAY - SEP 24, 2022

Don't you just love Malaysian Food ? Zainal Azlan Nadzir Consul General celebrated Malaysia Day with a deeeliicious lunch showcasing the cuisine's multi ethnic influences 😋 😋 😋

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DO YOU LOVE OYSTERS - SEP 13, 2022

Do you love Oysters? 😋 In Paris, a holiday is full of infinite gourmet goodies, thanks to my dearest friend Olivier Mariotte 🤗

WORLD'S MOST ROMANTIC CITY - SEP 11, 2022

Happy Sunday from Paris ❤️ A few snapshots from the world's most romantic city 🥰 Thanks dear brother Olivier Mariotte Burgundy's most famous Ambassador !

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SUPER WINES AND DINES WITH DIPLOMAT FRIENDS - SEP 06, 2022

Washington ! Super wines and dines with dear diplomatic friends Jennifer Larson (returning to India in a highly prominent role), Joseph M. Pomper ( my kind host), the ever lovely Marianne Laruelle Glen Keiser et al.

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DO YOU LOVE SPANISH FOOD? - JUL 19, 2022

Do you love Spanish Food ? Spanish Superstar chef Alberto Mastromatteo cooked up a delectable feast for a select guest list. Our host was the debonair Spanish CG Fernando Heredia Noguer and the gorgeous Almudena Bermudez De Castro ❤️ Soiree sparkled with delicious Spanish (Reds were outstanding !) Wines, witty conversation and an overall sense of La Vida Hermosa 🥂🍷🍷

HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRANCE - JUL 16, 2022

Happy birthday France 🇫🇷 Consul General Monsieur Séré-Charlet hosted a sparkling soirée with loads of wine, food, Cheese and desserts 😋😋 BMC Commissioner IS Chahal and noted actress Aditi Rao Hydari were the guests of honour 🥂🥂 Cheers ! Santé

CELEBRATING 247th ANNIVERSARY OF USA INDEPENDENCE - JUL 05, 2022

Celebrating 247th Anniversary of USA Independence, aka 4th of July 🇺🇸 Its been my good fortune to know so many of you since 1985! Some who worked in USIS and many in the American Consulate which resided in the glorious Lincoln House heritage building in Breach Candy.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ISRAEL - JUN 29, 2022

Happy birthday dear Israel 🥂The ever so dynamic Kobbi Shoshani Consul General of Israel celebrated his country's 74th National Day at Mumbai's most happening art space. He also demonstrated the "Art of the Impossible". Watch the video to understand what i mean. Live on 28-06-22 ! Both Manisha Patankar Mhaiskar and Aditya Thackeray spoke impressively as always 💙💛 Delighted to catch up with my dear friend Farzana Behram Contractor 😍

THANKS RALPH AND SONIA HAYS FOR ANOTHER AWESOME SOIRÉE - JUN 26, 2022

Thanks Ralph and Sonia Hays for another awesome soirée to bid goodbye to our dear Consul General friends Petra Morhard Juergen Morhard ( Germany), Othmar & Yvonne (Switzerland) , Zainal Azlan Nadzir (Malaysia) Tolga & Pinar Erguvan Kaya (Turkey). Good news about dear Damian Irzyk ,CG Poland staying on for another year. Good luck 🌈

AU REVOIR TO SWITZERLAND' S AMBASSADOR OTHMAR - JUN 19, 2022

Please join me in wishing Au Revoir to Switzerland's most outstanding Ambassador Othmar and his wife Yvonne 🥂 "We would have loved to stay on another 5 years", said Othmar in his emotional farewell speech last night 🤗 You will be missed very much dear friends 🙌

A BITTER SWEET WAY TO CELEBRATE MY BIRTHDAY - JUN 10, 2022

A bitter sweet way to celebrate my birthday ! Thanks Petra and Jurgen for the best way to say auf wiedersehn after six years of your posting in India. Juergen Morhard , you have been the most remarkable Ambassador that Germany ever sent to India. The countless young lives you have personally touched through your sports and education sponsorships will be remembered always by all those who have benefitted. Petra Morhard , thank you for your overwhelming kindness to the less fortunate and for being a dear ,dear friend. I will cherish the memories of our long discussions about life over countless Aperols and superb wines on your terrace. God bless you both. Much love

WELCOMING PETER TRUSWELL, CG AUSTRALIA - JUN 5, 2022

Welcome to Peter Truswell, Consul General Australia. At his new SoBo residence housewarming party, we were served Australia's yummiest produce and wines at a fun soiree 🥂 I've tagged the food to identify the dishes. Lovely catching up with dear friends Karen Anand and Nishant Kashikar . Cheers

WISHING ITALY A HAPPY NATIONAL DAY - JUN 3, 2022

Please join me in wishing Italy a happy National Day ! It was a glittering soiree of music, wine and delicious food 🥂 Cheers ! Manisha Patankar Mhaiskar delivered a wonderful speech 🤗 Viva Italia. Welcome back to dear friends Kobbi Shoshani, CG Israel and Alan Gemmell, UK Trade Comm South Asia and Damien Lee Stirk, renowned Bristish ballet dancer. Always happy to spend time with my dynamic friends, Brinda Miller and Asad Lalljee Mumbai's cultural Czars !

209th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS OF ARGENTINA - MAY 26, 2022

Do you also love Argentinian Wines ? I love Malbec Reds and Torrontes Whites. Memories of 209th Anniversary celebrations of Argentina , Cheers 🍷🍷

LONG LIVE INDO-FRENCH FRIENDSHIP - MAY 10, 2022

Thank you France for wishing India on our 75th Independence Year so artistically ❤️❤️ Congratulations to CG France Mr Rene- Charlet and his team ( Samy Bouakaze 👏) for two splendid nights replete with music and dance at the magnificent Royal Opera House and fashion show + dinner at the private residence. Long live Indo-French friendship 🥰 Cheers 🍷🥂 Consulat général de France à Bombay

AUF WIEDERSEHN TO CG GERMANY - APR 14, 2022

Please say Auf Wiedersehn to Petra Morhard and Juergen Morhard , CG Germany, soon to depart after 6 momentous years. Brunch at the penthouse apartment of hostess with the mostest Seema Mehrotra and genius painter / artist Jaideep Mehrotra whose unique journey has won him an immense following worldwide. Sonia Hays and Ralph Hays,CG New Zealand will leave us too this year. How do you say Bye in Spanish ?

THE QUEEN'S PLATINUM JUBILEE - APR 2, 2022

To celebrate the Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, our dear friend Mr Alan Gemmell , Trade Commissioner for South Asia and British Deputy High Commissioner hosted a sparkling soiree ! Shri Aaditya Thackeray spoke , a band belted out Brit pop, superb Single Malts flowed and we danced the night away. Cheers 🥃🥃

WELCOMING CONSUL GENERAL AND DEPUTY CG THAILAND TO INDIA - MAR 30, 2022

Please welcome newly arrived Consul General Thailand, His Excellency Donnawit Poolsawat (aka Don) to India. Nara Thai Restaurant (Thailand's most renowned Culinary export) hosted a small intimate, en famille dinner. Kintu Bajaj played the perfect hostess along with her lovely daughter Kresha, son Krish and s-i-l Vanraj. Welcome also to Thailand Deputy CG Ms Nattasuda 🥂

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CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF INDIA - ISRAEL CULTURAL TIES - MAR 20, 2022

Kobbi Shoshani Consul General of Israel, is a multi faceted talent. A successful career diplomat, he plays the Piano , sings and never misses a chance to show his love for Mumbai and India. His charming wife Yael is his strong support backbone. On Holi weekend, Yael and Kobbi invited us to celebrate 30 years of India- Israel cultural ties over delicious Israeli wine, food and nostalgic Bollywood songs 🤗🍷🍷

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CG IRELAND HOSTED THE CELEBRATION OF ST. PATRICK DAY - MAR 20, 2022

Happy St. Patrick's Day, Ireland. Consul General Gerry Kelly hosted the best ever celebration of the Christian Feast Day, dating back to the early 17th Century. Yes, the Jamesons flowed like water 🥃🥃

WELCOMING AMBASSADOR OF KAZAKHSTAN TO INDIA - MAR 12, 2022

Please welcome His Excellency Nurlan Zhalgasbayev, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to India 🙏 Sir Mahendra Sanghi Hon CG hosted an intimate and delicious dinner in honour of the Ambassador, attended by the city's Mo & Sh ! Lovely catching up with the ever elegant Manju Sanghi , Aarti Gupta Surendranath, Kailash Surendranath Anita Patel, Gul Kripalani , Vijay Gautam OP Gupta 🥂

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FAREWELL BRUNCH FOR CG GERMAN AND NEW ZEALAND - FEB 22, 2022

Never goodbye but Au Revoir ❤ The first farewell Brunch for our dearest Diplomatic friends leaving India soon 😢 German CG Juergen Morhard Petra Morhard, New Zealand CG Ralph Hays. Thanks dear Sonia Hays for an outstanding feast ❤

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