안녕하세요, 한류 Hello, Hallyu!

“Kamshamnida!” She said with a nonchalant smile that placatingly widened while she enunciated the extra aah sound at the end of that alien word that she threw at me. “I’m sorry but I do not know what that means.” “Kam-sa-ham-nida”, she broke it down for me. “It means thank you in Korean”. “Oh, you’re welcome, it…

For the Love of Nature: Messages from a young Nature Conservationist

“Influencing people is not easy. It is a slow and gradual process…” expresses a young conservationist and a lover of nature, Arundeep Singha, from Silchar, Assam. We are living in times when one after the other, nations are declaring a state of climate emergency. In times like these, it is also the work of conservationists…

Wearabout are we? Lessons from people, streets and times

Browsing through the Wearabout blog is an enthralling experience altogether. One of the most notable format in Wearabout is that of drawing parallels. In one such post titled ‘Boot Boys & Recycling Girls’ the post is a juxtaposition of two images: of two young boys who work in a shoe shop/restaurant in Shillong and of…