Tell-a-Tale: Oral Storytelling

February Theme Tell-a-Tale: Oral Storytelling   “Language pedants hew to an oral tradition of shibboleths that have no basis in logic or style, that have been defied by great writers for centuries, and that have been disavowed by every thoughtful usage manual” – Steven Pinker   There are stories that are wrapped in the pages… Continue reading Tell-a-Tale: Oral Storytelling


7 ways to add festive colours in your living space

1. Cushion Covers A fusion cover was once a blank canvas, it is art now. It will add a generous dose of colour and is also much needed for the support it provides. Source: Couponchilli 2. Table Cover/Runner Go for a silk/brocade table cover. It is bound to add life to your space. It is… Continue reading 7 ways to add festive colours in your living space


Ideas to ‘Art your Light’ and ‘Light your Home’ this Diwali

Diwali, the festival of lights is just a few days away and we are sure you must be looking for some interesting ways to light up your home. Maybe you’re bored of the same hanging-from-the-roof lights in front of your houses and the traditional diyas you light every year or just want to experiment a… Continue reading Ideas to ‘Art your Light’ and ‘Light your Home’ this Diwali

lifestyle · Love in the time of letters

Vladimir to Véra: Nabokov love

On the book: Letters to Véra by Vladimir Nabokov My sun, my soul, my song, my bird, my sweetheart, my pink sky, my sunny rainbow, my little music, my inexpressible delight, my softness, my tenderness, my lightness, my dear life, my dear eyes. . . .These endearments (backed up by a crowded menagerie of surrogates: Goosikins, Poochums,… Continue reading Vladimir to Véra: Nabokov love


BookBond: Read Label

Chai, we were having chai then, looking at that bookstore around the corner, he said: “ I would like to walk with you to the bookstore and then a mile within the bookstore, with a whole lot of gracious pauses, of course. I will allow you to look at the books, but you have to… Continue reading BookBond: Read Label

artySCOPE · artywalks · lifestyle · Painting · Poetry · street art · Theater Scape

Spaces that inspire creativity

  It is said that creativity is something that lies within, it is the inspiration that is elsewhere, outside of you. An artist is essentially a seeker of this inspiration, that could be anywhere and can present itself in any form. However there are these spaces in Delhi, that are so steeped in art that… Continue reading Spaces that inspire creativity


Arty cafe spaces in Delhi

  These are spaces where you should be if you want to sip in a bit of art along with your coffee. Ivy and Bean, Shahpur jat The cafe derives its name from an australian series of children’s book about two dramatically different friends. The food over here is different and is influenced by European,… Continue reading Arty cafe spaces in Delhi