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Men also cry

Socrates, the greek philosopher, believed that heroes should not cry. It is clearly a sign of weakness. Shakespeare had clear views for men and women. Women weep, men don’t. When King Lear is unable to hold back his tears, he remarks, “ And let not women’s weapons, water drops, stain my man’s cheeks!” What a […]

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Stop, and smell the roses!

Growing up among nature and nature lovers is a blessing not all of us have. Priya Fonseca is one such blessed soul who not only learnt and loved nature while she was growing up, but enhanced those habits even after her marriage. Brought up by nature-loving father and married into the family of Dr Salim […]

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Listings: Have a fun-filled week

What: Jungle Book The TreasureWhen: Saturday, 14th September 2019 | 5PMWhere: Odeum, Crystal Point Mall, Link Road, MumbaiBy: Lakshmi Narayan ProductionFor:  3+ age groupCost: Rs 400 onwards What: I, CloudWhen: Saturday, 14th September 2019 | 7:30 PMWhere: St. Andrews Center For Philosophy And Performing Arts, Bandra West, MumbaiBy: STORY CIRCUSFor: 8+ age groupCost: Rs 300 […]

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The art of our times

So have your parents told you about how when they were kids they had a radio, or VCR player… or even a television in their house for the first time? Or how they would run to their neighbours to catch a glimpse of what images or sounds that machine was transmitting? It sounds so outdated […]

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Listings: Have a fun week

What: LEGO WorkshopWhen: Sunday, 8th September 2019 | 10AM-4PM (2 batches)Where: D Wing.Trade World.Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, MumbaiBy: Team Sunday BricksFor: 6.5-13 age groupCost: For info WhatsApp/Call on 9920980583 What: Retelling of Ganesha StoriesWhen: Saturday, 7th September 2019 | 430PM – 6PMWhere: Mcubed Library, Near Bandra Gym, Bandra, MumbaiBy: Secret Passages Storytelling CirclesFor: 4-10 […]

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Do you know Beyoncé?

We all know that Beyoncé is a powerhouse of talent. She can perfect harmonies, she can sing to mountains and they would swing. But other  than her magical vocal range, the diva also has a kind heart.   Since 4 September marks her birthday, let’s break down the lesser known facts of Queen B that […]

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Woman rescues 97 stray dogs as hurricane hits Bahamas

A woman in the Bahamas opened up her home to 97 stray dogs as Hurricane Dorian battered the islands. Chella Phillips, from Nassau on the island of New Providence, said she took the animals in when she knew the storm was approaching. She posted on her social media page, “97 dogs are inside my house […]

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Greta Thunberg reaches US on green boat

We already know who Greta Thunberg is and what she’s doing. But this 16-year-old teenager is not just words, but actions too.  The youngster reached New York in a zero-carbon emissions sailing boat, completing her 15-day voyage from Britain.  Thunberg used the boat to raise awareness to the greenhouse gases emitted by the use of […]

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Listings: For a fun-filled week

What: Papa HumareWhen: Saturday, 31st August 2019 |  08:845PMWhere: CLAP, Opposite Infinity Mall, Malad West, MumbaiBy: Alankar TheatreFor: 8+ age groupCost: Rs 250 What: Ji, Jaisi Aapki MarziWhen: Saturday, 31st August 2019 | 4PMWhere: NCPA, Nariman Point, NCPA Marg, MumbaiBy: EkjuteFor: 6+ age groupCost: Rs 400 onwards What: Ganesh Storytelling and eco-friendly Ganesh clay modellingWhen: […]

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Your August picks are here!

Title: Boy Oh BoyAuthor: Cliff LeekIllustrator: Bene RohlmannPublisher: Wide Eyed EditionsPrice: Rs1,500 Boy Oh Boy is an entertaining way to meet 30 positive male role models from throughout history, with coming-of-age stories about sportsmen, artists, politicians, educators and scientists: from Nelson Mandela to Prince and the slam poet Kit Yan. What unites them all is […]