November 6, 2021

Demystifying ghostwriting

Being an anonymous ‘voice’ for another writer or Getting someone else to become your writing alter ego has its share of challenges and perks.

July 10, 2021

Trail of the low-carbon footprint

The pandemic has summarily proved that working towards a sustainable planet is the need of the hour. Here’s how UAE’s eco-warriors are going green — in their own ways… and very innovatively

May 1, 2021

Ghosts and ghostbusters

Ghosting has nothing to do with the supernatural, and everything to do with our Net-enabled lifestyles. How does one survive an unexplained online rejection and move on with life?

April 18, 2021

Being on a workation

Work from Home is the Covid-byproduct, but remote-working from every geographical location is a choice an increasing number of people are exercising. And with good results. Conversations around me are morale boosting. It’s of people planning a workation, a neologism with a positive ring to it. Workation — like combining work and vacation — is a concept most pleasing to millions of home-stuck workers, myself […]

April 7, 2021

Seeing the world in a grain of sand

Grounded travellers are finding ways to relive past journeys and plan future ones: creating music playlists and artworks, learning new languages, watching birds and planes, and cooking up country-themed lunches

March 24, 2021

Lockdown literary society

The pandemic drove many over the edge, but it drove wordsmiths to write books. There was enough time — and ambience — for creative impulses to take shape on paper

February 19, 2021

Is travel anxiety real

Ah! Holidays! Visions of mountains, beaches, treks, museums, long rides float before your eyes, giving you an adrenaline rush. But for few others, this triggers beginning of anxiety attack. How will I get there? What if there is a tsunami? Or what if someone drove a truck into me? Welcome Travel Anxiety – the worst of the disorders that prevent us from packing our bags! […]