As Hump Day draws to a close, I ruminate on the whiffs of nostalgia from the weekend that flew by. It was buzzing with excitement from the very beginning. An exciting Friday night at Van Gogh 360 gave way to a rather slow Saturday morning awaiting for what was in store. Dawn came, and it…
Author: MANJIRI SHETE
James Webb Space Telescope, Extinction of Monarch and Much More
A week full of exciting learnings.
Slow Fashion In A Brown Middle-Class Family
Fast fashion has been one of the biggest culprits behind environmental destruction. Due to this, sustainable fashion, the latest buzzword, has seeped into every ‘it’ brand’s lingo. With customers conforming to environmentally-friendly choices, up-and-coming labels wear this term as a badge of honour. While the extent to which they genuinely align with the larger objective…
Book Review: Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe
Keefe’s journalistic prose and in-depth research evokes extreme reaction within a reader and makes your blood boil.
Book Review: Matrix by Lauren Groff
Lauren Groff’s writing is poetic, subtly witty and superlative.
Book Review: When We Cease To Understand the World by Benjamin Labatut
Labatut’s ingenious storytelling amalgamates fiction and non-fiction while exploring the Golden Age of Physics.
Fashion Bytes #3
I think monochrome pieces are the easiest way to look put together in times of doubt. The beige top and trousers blend with the background while letting the book steal the limelight. The book, Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud is much deserving of this attention. I have heard nothing but great things about it.
Fashion Bytes #2
In the past year, life, as we know it, has turned upside down. Along with it, so have our clothing choices. Although I love mom jeans, trousers have become my go-to for the sheer comfort they bring. Here’s a picture of me taken on a hot day in India.
Fashion Bytes #1
Books and fashion, being my favourites, I decided to merge both of them. I like how the plain lilac bodysuit clashes with plaid trousers in this picture. Also, The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak has been such a raved about book, I can’t wait to read it soon.
Book Review: Rumours of Spring by Farah Bashir
Through her memoir, Farah Bashir paints a picture of her life spent in Kashmir.