On Monday I moved out of my residence in Malad East which served as my residence as parish priest of St Jude Church, for the last six and a half years. The residential complex is now undergoing major repairs. I moved into an apartment int Orlem on second Dominic Lane.
I fell in love with the apartment the minute I stepped in; it was bright and airy with wonderful breeze that keeps the place well ventilated. Since this is a rented apartment, I had to respect the landlords sentiments. One of the great challenges was the kitchen. Being a chef by profession, I love to have my spices at hand and the home had very little storage. Being an artist I wanted to combine art and convenience together.
In order to preserve the tiles in my new residence and without drilling a hole in them, a board was mounted with fitting metal legs.The screws is all that holds the top of the board to the wall. Painted in black board paint, it serves as a medium to write notes and labels in the gaps. The colours of the kitchen items and the spices accentuate the kitchen space. The wall also serves as a space for memorabilia; like the cup given to me by my brother Sean D’Souza to celebrate the Christmas of 2000, the year of my ordination.
Garlic chutney For quite a while now, friends have been asking me to blog about food; after all it’s one of my passions and that which I was trained and…
Fr. Warner D'Souza is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Bombay. He has served in the parishes of St Michael's, Mahim, St Paul's, Dadar East, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Bandra and at present is the priest in charge of St Jude Church, Malad East. He is also the Director of the Archdiocesan Heritage Museum and is the co-ordinator of the Committee for the Promotion and Preservation of the Artistic and Historic Patrimony of the Church.