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My Sartorial Journey

Chandramohan Nair takes a light-hearted look at his sartorial journey of sixty years and offers his mantra for navigating the world of fashion.

Sharing is Caring

Hand-me-downs and “swapping” clothes were a quintessential part of growing up in the 80s and 90s, and of college life. Vani recollects instances of sharing clothes and why she thinks it brings people closer.

The Changing Face of My Wardrobe

From frocks stitched by her mother to owning beautiful Chettinad Cotton sarees, Anupama Krishnakumar traces the journey of her tryst with fabric and that of her ever-growing wardrobe.

Weaving Traditions: The Patola Weavers of Patan

India is a land of rich culture and heritage. This piece brings you the story of one such striking heritage from the western part of the country as experienced by the author, ARTOHUS.

A Kite Fight in Kathmandu

Chandramohan Nair writes about the excitement of learning to fly a kite and then moving on to his first kite fight in distant Kathmandu almost half a century ago.

Culinary Temptations – in Words and Pictures

Kalpanaa Misra goes on a culinary journey through Instagram, novels and poetry, citing her favourites.

 “If Music be the Food of Love…”

Suresh Subrahmanyan pairs food with music and comes up with a pretty saucy and delicious repast!      

Tomorrow is Another Day

Hope sustains all our endeavors however trivial or grave they may be, writes Sudha Ratnam. In its myriad manifestations, Hope keeps the stream of life ebullient.

Closet Heartthrobs

Sudha Ratnam shares her experience of growing up with films and what it was like to be among parents, aunts, uncles and cousins whose hearts melted over their favourite actors and actresses.

Romantic Ideas of Being an Aunt

There’s a certain romance to being an aunt to your sister’s children. Vani Viswanathan wonders if she can bring some practicality into this romance and pick a favourite. 

Sweet Detours

On a routine train journey past sugarcane fields, Jyothi Vinod takes a small detour to revisit happy times.

Paddy

Suresh Subrahmanyan reflects on the joys, travails and commitment involved in bringing up a pet dog – a salutary lesson for children who pester their parents to bring home a cute little puppy.

I Can and I Must

From restarting her classical music learning to consciously working on loving herself, Anupama Krishnakumar shares what she believes is her doable five-point resolution-checklist for 2017.

Sadhana Cut

Prashila Naik chronicles her struggles and disappointments with her life… err, her hair.