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FABULOUS GRACE

It is a universally acknowledged fact that one's appearance speaks volumes even before words are spoken. Clothes are not just articles covering one's body, they tell a story, at times...

The Making Of A Great Wedding

The first season of the year in Bangladesh is not spring or summer, it is the wedding season. As guests see the smiling bride and groom on the day of their wedding reception, little thought is...

Colour Politics

We may live and breathe words, if American author, Cassandra Clare is to be believed, but changing shades of time are in no way shy of conveying their own mosaic of stories. In all their tints and...

Terracotta returns

You know how most children throw tantrums to tag along with their moms on every mundane shopping errand or even the ladies' lunch outings? This was way back in time, when Sanjana was just 10,...

A Trekker's Guide To Bangladesh

Every time I wander out for a walk outdoors, however short that may be, I have always returned satiated. One feels more profoundly connected to the earth and the environment when one is exploring...

Reimagining urban nodes in Dhaka

Dhaka is an intense city. If you find yourself in Gulistan or Farmgate, you understand what urban intensity is. These are examples of extreme urban nodes.

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

A Trekker's Guide To Bangladesh

Every time I wander out for a walk outdoors, however short that may be, I have always returned satiated. One feels more profoundly connected to the earth and the environment when one is exploring...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

Terracotta returns

You know how most children throw tantrums to tag along with their moms on every mundane shopping errand or even the ladies' lunch outings? This was way back in time, when Sanjana was just 10,...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

The soul sings folk

Bangladesh's folk songs are as unique as its geographical location and climate. After language, the next element of a culture is revealed thorough the lyrics and melody of its folk songs. The...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

Twenty-something and broke!

Getting sucked in by the glitz and the glamour of an alluring glam life is not a black-hole that forms overnight. Footing a small charge here and springing for another bill there, the rush you feel...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

The Boxes We Live In

You live in a box that you have bought or rented. Usually, you share these with others; disguised as houses. Dhaka is a concrete jungle, and it has thousands of apartments. Some are big, many are...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

My vegan victory!

So what is veganism anyway? According to the Webster's dictionary…Ok! I promise not to make this article academic (Read: boring). Instead, I will tell you all about my journey from being a...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

Eating down memory lane

Ever since I was young, I have frequently travelled from Dhaka to Rangpur, and the majority of these times, our family had to use the ferry boats at Aricha to cross the Padma and enter the country&...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

Charm Of The Home-cooked

Centenarian Shahida Begum was a few days shy of her hundredth birthday, a reason why most of her children and grandchildren, with their own sets of grandchildren, made the trip to her quaint...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

Explaining Bangladeshi cuisine

It took time and copious amounts of tea, but listening to her lively and animated stories, made it hard for me to relate to the same woman with the large 'teep' and serious demeanour that...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

The Love For My Food

This quote readily applies to our country's rich cuisine as you will also not experience such lovely and delicious food anywhere else. Yes, I am talking about Bangladeshi food. No matter where...