What should I read next?Quiz: Do you know how much sugar is in the food you eat?You're probably not eating enough veggies — or fruit, or grains, or dairy, or lean meatHealthy lunches don't have to be expensive or time consuming Topics: diet-and-nutrition, primary-schools, child-health-and-behaviour, melbourne-3000, brighton-3186, broadmeadows-3047 … [Read more...] about What’s in our kids’ lunch boxes?
Short stories coming of age
She is a part of this thinking, art-literature loving, and somewhat idealistic set of young people with deep bonds of family friendships linking generations. Groomed in the best traditions of the east and the west, with an Irish governess in attendance, Ali (Anne’s brother), Fawad, Riyaz, Rahil, Arun and Mira’s dreams are cut short, their differences accentuated as the bitterness of Partition corners them, their masks beginning to fall off. … [Read more...] about Review: Ship of Sorrows by Qurratulain Hyder and translated by Saleem Kidwai
Something similar is to be found in the works by two Germans: Victor Klemperer, a professor who kept a diary in Dresden, in the 1930s and 1940s under Hitler and then later under Soviet occupation; and, of course, Anne Frank, the teenager who was caught and imprisoned by the Nazis and died in a concentration camp. … [Read more...] about Why recording the current period is necessary
“People don’t offer cigarettes anymore. As opposed to Rs 16 now, when I used to smoke, a cigarette would cost Re 1, and everyone would be offering them to each other. People don’t realise but it is like any other addictive drug and unlike cocaine or marijuana, it was never frowned upon. So the accessibility and acceptability made it difficult to stay away from it.” … [Read more...] about World No-Tobacco Day 2020: Here’s how fitness enthusiast Milind Soman ‘kicked the butt’