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    Our ‘beary’ favourite Pooh!

    Hundred years ago, in 1914, Lieutenant Harry Colebourn bought a bear cub for $20 in Ontario, Can... »
  • Today, we share everything. But then, what is so bad about sharing? Isn’t it something that we all always wanted to do?

    Tirna Ray

    Time to share

    People across generations and countries always wanted to and still want to share. Today, if technology is making it possible, let us celebrate and not sulk »
  • Fairness products are a symptom; India’s obsession with “fairness” is the problem.

    Pradipti Jayaram

    Not fair, but still lovely

    “You’re so pretty, it’s just unfortunate that you’re dark.” “Your parents are light, w... »
  • The last month or so, it’s been Madras, Madras, everywhere, and not a word spared.

    Mythili Rajkumar

    Happy Birthday, Madras

    Madrasa suthi pakka poren...marinavil veedu katta poren.. If you are struggling to read t... »
  • Bill me quickly, please!

    Mythili Rajkumar

    Gripe corner

    The other night, with an early morning train to catch the next day, I dashed into a leading reta... »
Journalist by day, pop culture junkie by night, Bijoy Bharathan has an insatiable appetite for world cinema of the highbrow, middle-brow, and occasionally boondocks variants. In his spare time, he likes to devour graphic novels on his laptop, every once in a while struggling with a real book with all text and no pictures. He loves overnight journeys to strange new towns, that afford him an opportunity to take long walks and hone his photography skills. He has a weakness for swimming, roadside chai and the music of Moby.
Latest Post
September 23, 2014

The gentle hum of anxiety

Following an extended lull on the filmy front, it was heartening to wake up to news that sent a pulse of excitement down one’s atrophied... »
In the words of T.S. Eliot, I prepare a face, to meet the faces that I meet.
Latest Post
August 24, 2014

Not fair, but still lovely

“You’re so pretty, it’s just unfortunate that you’re dark.” “Your parents are light, why are you dark?” “Ah, you’ve... »
An admirer of Israeli writer Etgar Kerret, Pakistani author Moni Mohsin and everything in between, Tirna Ray revels in the column spaces of life. A sports enthusiast, she is passionate about literature, language, music and art
Latest Post
September 5, 2014

Our ‘beary’ favourite Pooh!

Hundred years ago, in 1914, Lieutenant Harry Colebourn bought a bear cub for $20 in Ontario, Canada, and named her Winnie. Twelve years... »
From literature to business, it’s been a culture shift but I am enjoying every minute of it. I survive on my sense of humour. Love Wodehouse, westerns, crime thrillers, and a good laugh with family and friends.
Latest Post
August 22, 2014

Happy Birthday, Madras

Madrasa suthi pakka poren...marinavil veedu katta poren.. If you are struggling to read these Tamil words in English, well, you c... »

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