Nowadays, my kitten’s is the only opinion that matters. And he has no concept of judging someone based on their body.
A summer without the summer blockbuster: A pop culture staple is lost amid closed theatres, social distancing
Since Jaws, the summer blockbuster has become shorthand for a genre of films with immediate, wide appeal, serving audiences an entertaining concoction of adventure and spectacle. There’s a certain packaging or universally recognised template that has come to define the summer blockbuster.
From our #SummerWithout series | 'Once, I introspected over why one leaves behind urban comforts to trek along these routes in the biting cold. I realise now as I miss out on 2020’s climb that the answer is quite simple: The mountains are addictive, as is journeying through them.'
A summer without big tech conferences is an opportunity to reassess our relationship with technology
For a tech journalist, the summer months from April to June mean one thing. But earlier this year, when Mobile World Congress was cancelled, it was an indicator of things to come.
In a 'cruel summer', watching days and nights unfold on Boccadasse's beach
Starting with the opening of biergartens in spring and bookended with the drunken bedlam of Oktoberfest, German summers are a call for the outdoors for a population battered and bruised by long-drawn winters with gray skies and short days.
A summer without the French Open: Reflections on growing up with tennis, in a world that cannot afford sports
The French Open has been to my summer what a Rafael Nadal victory has been to the French Open: an inevitable, intractable fact of life.
Thrissur Pooram cancelled due to coronavirus crisis: What the festival means to a city and its people
The cancellation of the Thrissur Pooram in the wake of the nationwide coronavirus lockdown has hit the city — which has a deep-rooted emotional and economic connection with the festival — hard.
Easter in the time of coronavirus: Empty churches, unused communion hosts reflect a world where prayer has gone online
As countries around the world starting urging people to stay at home amid the coronavirus outbreak, and India announced its 21-day lockdown, priests and other clergy had to suddenly befriend that familiar beast, technology, ahead of Easter. | Joanna Lobo writes in our #SummerWithout series