The Good Tempered Man
Wang lived in a small town in China. He was a rich man, but he hated spending money, at least, his money. So when he dined in his own house he ate a piece of rye bread and drank a cup of water but when he was called to dine at a friend’s house, he wanted to be served the best of wines and the choicest of fruits.
Dancing In The Dark
‘It is twilight. A few bamboo poles have been erected and a thin screen stretched across.
Habitat In Mars!
Hobbies are a must especially for children.
Folk art and tribal art are easily recognizable - bright colours, bold strokes, quaint ways of representing people and animals. Many actually tell a tale! India being a vast country and with so many agricultural communities and tribes living close to nature, many art forms have evolved. Many have all but disappeared. Fortunately, there is an interest in such traditional art forms and efforts are being made to revive some of them. In the next few months, we will embark on a journey learning more about some of such art forms.
Bruno Bear And The Crabs
Bruno Bear lived in a forest. If there was one thing that Bruno loved, it was eating! Bruno loved to gobble food all the time!
The power of Storytelling
Vikram Sridhar is a performance storyteller and theatre practitioner based in Bangalore. He has been working with a number of theatre groups across India for about a decade. He is now the co-founder of Tahatto, a Bangalorebased theatre group.
The Pixie in the Magic Goat
Meggy was not feeling particularly happy as she marched to school, with her satchel on her back. There was going to be a function at school in a week’s time and the children were expected to sing or dance on the stage.
As we alighted from the train and exited Monaco station, a cool sea breeze enveloped us, as if it were a natural welcome for returning again! Our immediate task-to figure out where the rest of the contingent was, so that we could join them and return back to Cannes, for the night. However, it was not going to be easy and the next couple of hours were filled with anxiety and mild panic.
Story telling Coach
A storyteller, story coach and consultant, Ameen Haque is also the founder of Story wallahs - a company that trains people in the art of storytelling. No matter what you do, today’s world revolves around stories and Ameen has coached leaders, teachers and children alike to be powerful storytellers. A Graduate Degree in Business Administration, Ameen has studied Advertising Media Planning at MICA. Formerly a Vice President at Ogilvy & Mather, Ameen has over 20 years of experience in advertising, theatre and consulting. These stints have exposed him to stories, human behavior, team dynamics and strategy. It is these themes that have influenced and informed his storytelling work today.
Party Palate Paneer Tikka
Party Palate Paneer Tikka
Mesmerising Mythology Tenali And Goddess Kali
Once there lived a little boy called Raman with his parents.
Connections To The Past!
The celebration of festivals is an important part of our culture as it links us with our past, even if the reason for such celebration has changed over time.
Food For Health!
How To Grow Your Own Food?
Bank In India History Of Banking In India
Banking in India originated during the end of the 18th century. Among the first, was the Bank of Hindustan, established in 1770 and liquidated in 1829-32!
The Versatile Punnaga Tree
'There used to be a cattle shed where the garage is now.
The Dragon King
There was a kingdom in a faraway land that was ruled by a king who was so just and kind that all his subjects loved him.
The Nagalingam:From South America, adopted in India
“What a strange-looking flower. It appears to be growing directly from the trunk of this huge tree”, said Rajiv.
The Log That Turned Into A Bear
A Native American fairy tale
The Golden Champa!
Did you know that District Champaran in Bihar gets its name from Champaka-aranya, a forest of Champa trees that was there in ancient times?
Benefits Of Reading!
Anusha Subramanian is one of India’s youngest authors She published her first book Heirs of Catriona when she was 12 years old. Her second book Never Gone, a young adult fiction was released in September 2016, making her one of the youngest voices in Young Adult fiction. She is currently a student of Class XI in a leading International school in Mumbai. Her hobbies include reading, binge watching television shows and writing, of course.
Hello, Carrot Lovers…This Is for You! International Carrot Day
The International Carrot Day or The Carrot Day is celebrated every year on 4th April. It is celebrated through carrot parties and other carrot related festivities. The carrot day was founded in 2003 to create awareness and spread the knowledge about carrot and its benefits.
The Crafty ‘Imp'oster
If you go up above the Cairn Gorm mountain of England and down the valley below, you might per chance happen to meet Mr. Giant, who lived with his family in a den.
The First Indian Sound Film
Alam Ara was the first Indian talkie – that is, the first Indian sound film. Until the release of Alam Ara, only silent movies were being released in India. Alam Ara was released in 1931.
Affectionately known as ‘Babasaheb’, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891.
Mesmerising Mythology Atmalinga
Gokarna is a small town in western Karnataka, famous for its mytho-logical significance. Here is the story of Ravana and the Atmalinga.
American astronaut Alan Shepard was the first American to travel into space and the first to hit golf balls on the moon’s surface as well.
My Lunch Box
I love lunch boxes.
tom tailor and the fairy of lightning
tom tailor was not very happy that evening. his master had asked him to sew a courtier’s dress.