Stay with us as we chase vibes on Gokarna beaches, go spelunking through the beautiful Yana Caves, enjoy a farmhouse stay at Kumta, take refreshing dips in the Vibuthi Waterfalls, and explore the quaint little towns of Kumta and Gokarna in a 1-week long getaway. Continue reading First Travel Vlog!
Covid-19 is not the only pandemic we should be worrying about. -AF Historical records show us that the first influenza pandemic of the 21st century was between 2009 and 2010. Followed by the Covid-19 pandemic that we are experiencing first-hand at the moment. There are no other significant pandemics documented in between these time periods, but maybe that’s because most of us fail to realise … Continue reading Why We Should Invest in Our Planet – A Guide for Businesses
This short story was inspired by real events. Co-created by: Fahad Faisal SUNSET Sera giggled and tugged her hand free. She cradled her mobile phone close to her and gave Sam an admonishing smack on the back of his hand. “Get a clue! It’s called right to privacy!”, she gasped, shoving her phone between her and the edge of the seat. “Okay, whatever, but this … Continue reading Shwasam
I grew up with books for company, my childhood influenced by some amazing writers, and my imagination shaped by their magic. These authors conjured up some vibrant characters who were my constant companions through rain and shine and I’d like to make a list to celebrate their contribution to my world. This is by no means an exhaustive list; in fact, it barely scratches the … Continue reading 7 Authors Who Must be a Part of Every Childhood
Some are born leaders; some have leadership thrust at them. Either way, once you assume the charge, there’s no turning back. Leadership may be inherent; it can also be acquired. Either way, the role of a leader is a big responsibility and must be handled with respect. Different leaders find that different tactics and skills work for them. I’ve put together a short list of … Continue reading How to Be a Great Leader
In a time when the entire world seems to be working outside the confines of offices, more and more people are turning to freelance work as a source of income. Being a full-time freelancer requires the same amount of commitment as doing a full-time job; you need to be focused, reliable, and put your best foot forward. Perks: you get to enjoy managing your deadlines, … Continue reading Responsibilities of a Good Freelancer
Athletics is still often associated with the ‘jocks’ alone. This is a common misconception. In real life, despite what all the movies try to make you believe, anyone can be an athlete if they want to, even the ‘nerds’. I’ve never come across a rule explicitly stating that you either have to be a jock or a nerd; personally, I think it’s best to try … Continue reading Why Should You Become an Athlete?
I was one of those restless children. I could never bring myself to sit still. I loved the great outdoors, I lived to get muddy, and I collected scabs with the enthusiasm of a wine collector looking to fill his cellar with rare vintages. So it goes without saying that reading was never at the top of my list of priorities; in fact, it had … Continue reading How the Elephant Got Its Trunk
“So it is with children who learn to read fluently and well: They begin to take flight into whole new worlds as effortlessly as young birds take to the sky.” William James Children are highly impressionable; clean slates we can etch epics into. As omnipresent parts of their lives, parents play an important part in authoring the prologues of these epics. And as parents, it … Continue reading Why Should Children Read?
I spent the last weekend rediscovering my roots a little with my Amma and Atha (maternal grandparents) at my mum’s home in Pathanapuram. It’s a one hour drive from my place; back in the day, you’d need two buses and a jeep if you didn’t have the luxury of a private vehicle or the time to wait around for one of those rare direct buses. … Continue reading Elephant Yam