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In lockdown, a summer without another gaze, meeting my body without criticism
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In lockdown, a summer without another gaze, meeting my body without criticism

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
Entertainment

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.

For Himalayan trekkers, a lost summer: Amid coronavirus crisis, mountains' solace too is forfeit
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For Himalayan trekkers, a lost summer: Amid coronavirus crisis, mountains' solace too is forfeit

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
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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.

A summer within, a summer without: Thoughts on watching a beach in Italy's Boccadasse
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A summer within, a summer without: Thoughts on watching a beach in Italy's Boccadasse

In a 'cruel summer', watching days and nights unfold on Boccadasse's beach

In Germany, lockdown to contain coronavirus outbreak has meant a summer without...summer itself
Lifestyle

In Germany, lockdown to contain coronavirus outbreak has meant a summer without...summer itself

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
Sports

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
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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
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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