Koel Purie Rinchet
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PARIS DIARY

Professional Attention Seeker. Currently loves and writes in Paris.

VARIETY

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Paris Diary: Is this the After?

Getting out of the house is a contra-pandemic paraphernalia pandemonium.

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The delight (and dread) of deconfinement

How will unpausing play out? Will we be kinder to others, or treat them like culpable carriers of contagion and cross the road?

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Bois Locker Room: Ruining the joy of being desired

We all need to do a better job with our boys, or else stop calling them our boys and ensure that they are cast aside to rot alone.

VOICES

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Remembering Irrfan: Looking death in the eye

Find your own metaphors but let death be part of life so that you can live to the fullest, fearlessly.

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The curious case of role reversals

For years women have been told to behave like men when they lead. Yet, the countries that are coping well with the Covid crisis, are all led by women. Is it time for a role reversal?

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The Great Escape @Home

I’m still waiting for my eureka moment of perspective, where not going out makes me go within and I no longer feel the need to bang books on my head.

POLITICS

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Lead Me (Like You Should)

The Covid-19 crisis has laid bare leadership in each country, sealing the fate of its people as an invisible enemy wreaks havoc.

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There is no place like home in times of Covid-19

This is your time. Detox from the forwards, the news and your phone for half a day and make an effort to connect to whoever is in front of you, even if the only person with you is the one in the mirror.

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Coronavirus pandemic: To Mask, or not to Mask

Contrary to popular thought, toilet paper is not the new gold. Regardless of the panic hoarding, the world is unlikely to run out of it anytime soon. Facemasks, on the other hand, have been rendered real gold.