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Bengali New Year : 5 reasons why 15th April was special in childhood

Bengali New Year or ‘Noboborsho‘ or ‘Poila Boisakh’ (the way we Bongs call it) comes on 15th April for us. It marks the beginning of a new year in the…

Age old ritual or present conscience : What do you prefer the most?

When I read about the topic in #Gen2GenChange asking about a social practice that doesn’t hold good for the present or future generation, then one moment resurfaced from my wedding memories. In…

The Love Detective : Alexandra Potter again creates a mystery around love

Love Detective. At least this is what Alexandra Potter’s Ruby Miller likes to think about herself. Honestly speaking, there are love stories and there are love stories written by Alexandra Potter.…

‘Eligible’ novel review : Join the roller-coaster ride with Bennets

‘Eligible’ by Curtis Sittenfeld is the modern version of Jane Austen’s famous novel ‘Pride and Prejudice‘. I feel shameful to write that I haven’t felt the proclivity to read ‘Pride…

4 major blogging distractions you need to keep yourself away from

Blogging distractions.  Does it sound familiar to you? Of course, you love to write. That’s why you are here in this platform. The moment you sit with pen and paper…

Changi museum : a weekend behind the prison bars

Changi museum, Singapore was our last weekend destination.     I was skeptical about the visit at first. This is because we have already explored National Museum,Singapore earlier. Spending one…

Scottish music : An unusual treat in the Lion City ‘Singapore’

Scottish music. As a kid, these two words always brought an image in my mind –  Scottish men wearing check & striped skirt and playing a weird looking musical instrument.…

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