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  • State of the art

    From serene lakes to medieval structures and unique art spaces like the spirited Metelkova district, Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana packs it….

  • Legacy of love

    A sentimentalist may like to quote author Alex Haley when he said grandparents sprinkle stardust over the lives of little….

  • Crafted with devotion

    My Nani Kamla received these jhumka and maang-tikka from her husband as a symbol of love and devotion. My Nana….

  • True love points North

    My granny Christa Manjrekar is a fiercely independent and determined person—she developed this three-acre farm in Srirangapatna, near Mysuru, and….

  • When time stands still

    My late grandfather Bhimsen Sharma, or Dadu as I would fondly call him, was a man of few words; he….

  • Wrapped in love

    My Dadi Meenakshi Banerji was a short and tubby woman with great gumption who raised 10 citizens of the world…..