By Kelly Clarke
I was standing in an office last week when a large mural spanning its entire back wall caught my eye. It brought life to what would typically be just any other office. It depicted a quintessential Dubai scene from years gone by; dhow boats, coral-clad houses, and traditional wind towers, all dotted along the famous creek. I’ve seen the scene a 100 times. I have no personal connect to it. But still, it brought a kind of charm to the place. An otherwise cream wall was given a burst of life. Continue reading When sailing is in your blood, nothing else can compare
By Disha Dadlani
A song has been stuck in my head since the past few days. I can’t tell you what song it is, and I can’t hum it for you. I don’t know the language, neither does American TV anchor Jimmy Kimmel, but he’s in love with it too. Most recently, Jimikki Kammal, a fun and catchy Malayalam song took over the Internet, and in no time, it became a water cooler conversation topic; it’s been labelled ‘Tamil Nadu and Kerala’s Despacito,’ and made its way into flash mobs in colleges. Who knows, soon Ellen DeGeneres may dance to it too! Continue reading So what really is the formula to go viral? Actually, #dunno
By Sujata Assomull
Sarah Jessica Parker and her walk-in shoe closet in that movie acknowledged how important shoes are in a woman’s wardrobe. Isn’t it time that style also spells comfort? We think, the flatter, the better
Continue reading Trends show that the girls are going flat out this season
By Nivriti Butalia
You’re always tired and crabby and you want to pick a fight with your partner at the drop of a hat. And now there’s another study that says to fight less, you need to sleep well
Continue reading Of course, there is a price for being chronically underslept
By Alvin R. Cabral
Our lives depend on Wi-Fi. Or well, to a great extent, mine does. For the anguish-ridden week that I was having — moving from one sort of BHK to another — my life was all tangled up and boo hoo: no net!
Continue reading Do you also feel disconnected when you move house?
By Sallyann Della Casa
It makes them feel at home. It makes them more receptive and engaged in their lessons and how can that ever be a bad thing? Not to mention the reduced costs of wear and tear on furniture
Continue reading Why kids should kick off their shoes in the classroom
By Sushmita Bose
If you get accosted by the folks who live next door in the elevator or lobby, would you indulge in small talk — or would you dive into your phone and pretend you are sending an email?
Continue reading The great neighbour connect. Why some of us don’t have it