Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2022-23: Economist’s Delight

Art is not exactly my forte, but we enjoyed the Kochi Muziris Biennale of 2014-15 and 2016-17. We missed the 4th edition held in 2018. Then the pandemic hit and the Biennale was not held for a few years. So when we found that the 5th edition of Biennale 2022-23 was coinciding with our visit … Continue reading Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2022-23: Economist’s Delight

Harry Potter and Rowling’s Amazing Futuristic Ideas

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling is an amazing seven part fantasy fiction. It has not been classified as science-fiction as yet. In this post I highlight the many futuristic Sci-fi ideas embedded in the seven series novels. Please comment and let me know of more such ideas for the future that Rowling may have embedded in the novels and we may have missed.

Super 30: A story of discrimination and search for excellence

I watched the Hindi film Super 30 again. It is based on a true story of a mathematics teacher who runs an educational program for poor children. The film scrutinizes the ambition of parents and children in India to enter the top engineering schools known as the Indian Institute of Technology and the ethics of coaching centers.

Creativity in the Art of Sewing, Crafting and Recycling

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, but creativity is what you do with passion!! So I discovered and enjoyed writing this post about the art of sewing and crafting through recycling old dress material. An art that I have enjoyed doing since ever so long ago. Contemporary Accessory: The Mask: We now live … Continue reading Creativity in the Art of Sewing, Crafting and Recycling

Kusoor – The Mistake – Play by Amol Palekar

We watched a play titled 'Kusoor'-The Mistake, directed by Actor/Director Amol Palekar. His wife, Sandhya Gokhale, a script writer, adapted this play from the Danish story 'Den Skyldige' written by Gustav Moller and Emil.N. Andersen. It is a subtle story reflecting the tensions of our times. It is heartening to see such committed artists as Amol and Sandhya.