No, this was not a press conference. In fact, even with the presence of local dignitaries, not a news camera was in sight. We had all gathered for a Sonnet Slam and Birthday Party, the sole purpose of which was to recite and listen to the words and poetry of William Shakespeare. (If you have any doubt about the psychological wisdom inheret in his plays, take a look at 10 of Psychology’s Best Quotes and Their Surprising Sources,) The Most Special Kind of Reading Not only is this month when we celebrate the 450th birthday of the bard, it is also National Poetry Month, both of which are reminders that poetry is not just for English majors. Kay Ryan, U. S. Poet Laureate from 2008-2010, wrote, “Poems are transmissions from the depths of whoever wrote them to the depths of the reader. To a greater extent than with any other kind of reading, the reader of a poem is making that poem, is inhabiting those words in the most personal sort of way. That doesn’t mean that you … [Read more...] about Shakespeare for Everyone
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Home Fashion Bollywood wardrobe Bollywood Wardrobe Devika Tripathi By Devika Tripathi | on November 15, 2019 After visiting the Tirumala Tirupati Temple, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh went to Harmandir Sahib to seek the blessings. They were dressed in Sabyasachi outfits but this time, the couple opted for more vibrant hues. So, let's decode their outfits and looks. So, Deepika Padukone wore a salwar suit and Ranveer looked impressive in his jacket and pants. Speaking about Deepika first, she wore a rich maroon suit that was elaborately embellished and accentuated by intricate textured patterns. It was a heavy kurta, which she paired with complementing salwar. The actress also draped a matching dupatta that was lit up by meticulously-done motifs. She wore a statement gemstone neckpiece and kadas to up her look. The makeup was highlighted by contoured cheekbones and muted pink lip shade. The sindoor-clad bun rounded out her avatar. Ranveer Singh, on the other hand, went for … [Read more...] about Deepika Padukone And Ranveer Singh Flaunt Vibrant Outfits At Harmandir Sahib
Home Insync Insync oi-Priya Devi By Priya Devi on June 15, 2010 Fame lives on! Marilyn Monroe's pink satin gown has fetched a whopping amount of 213,000 pounds under the hammer at a Hollywood auction. The outfit is is said to have adorned the sexy star's body in the 1953 flick. It has also leaped over the expected price of 170, 000 pounds, according to 'The Daily News' It is also a matter of fact that the hat worn by Margaret Hamilton in The Wizard Of Oz sold out for an awesome 137,420 pounds.1,500 landmark items all went under the hammer in the 'The Profiles in History' auction held in LA. Monroe lives on! More MARILYN MONROE News Sonam Kapoor Ahuja And Kylie Jenner Mirrored The Looks Of Madhubala And Marilyn Monroe On Halloween On Her 92nd Birthday, Marilyn Monroe Remains Our Ultimate Sexy Style Goddess B'Day Special: Why Audrey Hepburn Is Still Our Style Icon? Did You Know, Skirt Is The Second Oldest Garment Known To Mankind? No? Check It Out Did You Know … [Read more...] about Marilyn Monroe’s Pink Satin Gown Create Waves In Auction!
Home Fashion Bollywood wardrobe Bollywood Wardrobe Devika Tripathi By Devika Tripathi | on April 5, 2019 Aditi Rao Hydari looked beautiful in her traditional attire. She wore a summer-perfect ensemble recently, which came from Anita Dongre Grassroot. It was a breezy number, an ideal recipe for scorching summer. It was a beautiful ensemble and beckoned us to go traditional shopping right away. So, Aditi's ensemble, which was a traditional Grassroot kurta was dipped in an ivory hue. It was an intricately done kurta with soft floral work and she paired it with palazzos with colourful pink and green floral accents. This was a delightful combination and Aditi pulled off her ensemble with a lot of grace and confidence. The diva paired her ensemble with white kolhapuris from Aprajita Toor, which went well with her look. She carried a bohemian purse with her, which was about burst of hues and interplay of patterns. The oxidised earrings rounded out her traditional avatar. The makeup … [Read more...] about Aditi Rao Hydari’s White Floral Suit Is The Therapy Wear We All Need
"I think forgiveness is a personal choice, and there is no yes or no answer. I think that no matter how I or anyone else defines the word forgiveness, to me, it feels like it excuses what was done, and I just can't use that word." Source: Twin Sails/Shutterstock There’s probably no subject more fraught than the question of forgiveness in a situation where you feel deeply wronged or betrayed. It’s especially true when the question is asked in regard to a mother whose cardinal responsibility was to love and take care of you, and who failed you in ways that matter, the effects of which stay with you from childhood into adulthood. “To err is human, to forgive divine,” wrote Alexander Pope, and that's essentially a cultural trope: The ability to forgive, particularly in the wake of egregious hurt or violation, is usually understood as a marker of moral and spiritual evolution, endowed with specific authority by its inclusion in the … [Read more...] about Should You Forgive Your Unloving Mother?