Childhood

OPEN TO OPINION

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Twitter, Accidents, Childhood, Children's Day

Children's Day on Twitter: People are tweeting about hilariously bad childhood decisions

Makes one wonder how we managed to survive all the way to adulthood.

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Memories, Childhood, Nostalgia

What the Instagram generation doesn't get about nostalgia

The jury is out on whether the current generation will hold on to memories or flush them down the chute of sentimental sludge.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Shapeshifter  |  4-minute read
Childhood, Writing, Books

How books in my grandfather’s study helped me discover my family

Books showed me how to feel. They weren’t just about thought. They were my emotion.

VOICES

 |  Life  |   Long-form
Death, Childhood, Relationships, Grandmother

On grandma and photographs

We call her Nenek, Malay for grandmother.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Children, Childhood, Parenting

The one thing you should never ask a child

We are, after all, a selfish race that exists for pleasure, irrespective of what we might destroy for it. Ask Earth.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Movies, Writing, Childhood, Kashmir

'Growing up in Kashmir is the same as it is in Mumbai or Delhi'

Teen author Zuni Chopra and actor Zaira Wasim exchanged their thoughts on the troubled-torn state, and more.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Memories, Childhood

Memories of growing up with puchkas, gramophone and books

We would spend all our pocket money on literary treasure troves.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Childhood, Parenting

We are ruining our children's lives by expecting them to stand apart

Many have distorted childhood trying to prove themselves superior.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Nostalgia, Childhood, Parle-G

Parle-G wasn't just nostalgia, it was our middle class childhood scrapbook

With the Ville Parle factory in Mumbai, synonymous with the biscuits, to shut down, curtains have fallen on a more innocent era.