Category Archives: Art

Emily of Emerald Hill


Where men and women struggle to empathize with each-other, here comes an actor who holds your attention and keeps you entertained for more than two hours and all the while playing the character of a typical Chinese Peranakan woman from … Continue reading

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Food that moves


“I love cooking because it is so relaxing and you also get to eat it in the end”, giggles an 8 year old Australian boy on Junior Masterchef. “Why do you want to win Masterchef?”… “Because I like to be … Continue reading

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Without cause, give back again


The language of Love provides the appropriate analog for spiritual realities and nobody used it better than Jelaluddin Rumi. Love is reckless; not reason Reason seeks a profit. Love comes on strong, consuming herself, unabashed. Yet in the midst of … Continue reading

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Satyajit Ray


The joy of converting a regular Monday evening into a beautiful courtyard cafe, warm tropical air, some funnily incongruous 70s music and a melting Margherita pizza. And all this in anticipation of watching another Satyajit Ray film, my third in the span … Continue reading

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A mere graffiti…


I can’t make up my mind whether it is his boy-next-door looks or his obvious wild streak that makes me want to know Oliver Fricker better. A swiss national, an ordinary software consultant until he decided to create a beautiful graffiti … Continue reading

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The Manganiyar Seduction


“The intellect is put to rest for more than an hour thereby allowing the soul a full experience of intoxication.” That’s how the small booklet introduced the performance of  ‘The Manganiyar Seduction’. Words fall short though. It has to be experienced. … Continue reading

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