It is said that you don’t know the value of something unless it is lost! And this pandemic showed us how true it is! For those of you who know me and now for those who don’t know, I was on a flight traveling all across the world and all across India, every 15 days. #lifelessons- don’t take things for granted! How much I miss it now!
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Staying indoors all the time lately might make you want to change up your space, especially in the new year. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place. Check out our list of five decor portals and their best-sellers.
URBAN JUNGLE FEVER!
Trapped in the chaotic concrete buildings of city life, there is nothing better than bringing the refreshing positive energy of the lush greens, right inside your home. Together with their aesthetic and healing presence, both your space and your experience of it will be transformed in the best possible way. Flip the pages for 5 inspirational urban jungles that have been care for and assembled together by genuine plant lovers, who share their motivation behind creating their own green paradise and impact that it has had on their life.
Rooted in Kolkata
Giving a window into the rich inspiration offered by the incredible city of Kolkata is Textile Designer and Decor Blogger Neha Jhunjhunwala, sharing five brands that have blossomed incredibly from their roots here
THAT SERENE WHITE CALM
Form and function come together in an expressed calm design where the colour white informs and transforms this home into a space that gloriously caters to the needs of its owners.
MINIMALIST & MONOCHROMATIC
With careful consideration of form and colour, interior designer Ali Baldiwala has designed a home in South Mumbai that highlights monochrome as the celebrated palette.
DESIGN TRENDS LEAVES
The year 2021 has a lot to offer and the design world is in full bloom with understanding and interpretations of the trends that will dominate design in 2021. TIHG is elated to have four design experts who give us their top five trends for this year, that indicate the direction towards which interiors seem decisively inclined.
Three power-packed women who are making up the new face of the design industry
ART ON THE HORIZON
The happenings of the world around and the artist's worldview amidst them come together to bear fruit to art that does not simply impress, but also inspires. Shedding light on the promising future that is already taking shape in this area is Art Curator and Gallery Owner Sanjana Shah, highlighting five such creative artists and their impactful artworks.
A PERFECT TABLE
Kaunteya’s latest collection Jyamiti is the Hindi name of geometry. The brand believes that the art of geometry is very well presented in the perfection of Indian monuments. The carving of huge domes, inlay on the walls or the architectural structure of the monuments, they all assert that perfection was in the works of ancient India. Through this series, Kaunteya conveys their love and respect to this very artistic notion of the ancient Indians. The collection is crafted from fine bone China and it is 24Kt gold plated. (kaunteya.com)
Taking wondrous flight towards visual delight is this home that is tailor-made to fulfill the soaring design desires of an architect for his beloved home.
I was happily married, happily employed, just plain happy. Until the accident
IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)
Chickpeas appear in early recordings in Turkey well over 5000 years ago. India produces the most chickpeas worldwide but they are grown in more than 50 countries. An excellent source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, B vitamins, and some minerals, they are a nutritious staple of many diets. The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cancer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.
When the Signal Goes Out
Government-ordered internet shutdowns are becoming more frequent
Giving More, Taking Less
FRANCOIS BOUDERLIQUE learnt about the basic principle of Nature – to give more than you take – when he left a high-powered banking job in Paris to live and farm in Kutch, India. He realized that his understanding of eco farming was colored by his past and he needed to open his eyes to a new reality.
Moringa – Cook With Color
In India, moringa has long been used medicinally. This nutrient-dense green food, best known for its energy-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties, adds a mild spinach flavor to recipes like this delicious dip.
A CHANCE ENCOUNTER WITH LEAPY LEE
On vacation on the Costa del Sol in Spain, I happened across an English language newspaper named The Euro Weekly News. There was an article signed by Leapy Lee. I wondered, “How many Leapy Lees can there be in this world?” An email address was attached. I contacted him and indeed, it was the British singer of “Little Arrows” fame. “Little Arrows,” an international country rock hit in 1968, made it to No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 and sold three million copies worldwide. I set out to find what Leapy Lee has been doing since 1968.
Wild-card playoff: Buffalo 27, Indianapolis 24
Stefon Diggs and the rest of the passing game ultimately came through in the end
CHINESE APP TIKTOK CUTS JOBS IN INDIA FOLLOWING BAN
Popular short-video Chinese app TikTok is cutting its workforce in India after hundreds of millions of its users dropped it to comply with a government ban on dozens of Chinese apps amid a military stand off between the two countries.
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Dinosauriana Iberiana (A Spain-ful Endeavor)
GAP YEAR ADVENTURES in the Age of CV19
Welcome to 2021, where it seems that masks are no longer just for Halloween. Few would dispute that 2020 was a year of major ups and downs. And, for many, the conditions sparked the question, “What am I doing with my life?”