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Harbinger of a Good Morrow : It's festival time and the people are hoping for good tidings. A scene from Fort Kochi. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat
December 24, 2014

Christmas zeitgeist

Recall the moment of epiphany the mean Grinch experienced in the popular film How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 2000, based on the book by Dr. Seuss. The moment that makes him rethink about Ch... »
Baking tools that ring in the spirit of the season are available in the market today
December 19, 2014

For that flawless, fancy cake

Christmas is just around the corner and its time to indulge in some serious baking. Jew Street at Padma Junction also known as the ‘baker’s haven’ is buzzing with energy as Kochi gears up for the s... »
M.P. Veerendra Kumar. Photo: H. Vibhu
December 19, 2014

Veerendra Kumar: A journey with words

M.P. Veerendra Kumar puts on his spectacles and thumbs excitedly through the pages of his thick, hard-bound travelogue, Hymavathabhoovil (In the Meadows of Snow). He must have done t... »
Chris Dercon in Kochi. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat
December 19, 2014

Roots in the past, shoots to the future

On the second day of the second edition of Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB), 2014, many works are still in progress. Unlike the last time, there are no complaints, no fretting about this unready state... »
More than 125 years old Illiparambu is all set to be demolished. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat
December 19, 2014

It is time to say goodbye

This house is unlike other houses which have featured in this column. Every decade a house lived it gathered stories and in every generation its storytellers. One hoped these houses live on defying... »

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