Periphery

A return to life as we know it

When I was teaching fifth grade online, I created Google sideshows to help teach vocabulary. One of the words was "emerge". To help anchor the word in students' minds, I showed a short video clip of a hippo "...

ARCTIC AIR RETURNS

Arctic air began filtering into the region last night behind a strong cold front. Wind chills this morning will be in below zero territory and afternoon temperatures will only reach the teens. Apart from the ...

‘Book Ibhoni’ for free e’Soweto

What started as a hobby for a young Soweto tourist has turned into a bicycle touring agency that offers free riding lessons to locals looking to learn and improve their pedaling skills. But there's a catch, loc...

Joan Didion’s flawless vision

It's a coincidence that I packed some of Joan Didion's earliest works - her 1963 debut novel Run, River and his collection of essays from 1979 The white album - during a recent vacation in the Himalayas....

Sizzling Shami puts India in the lead

As far back as we can remember, the Stick of India has drawn crowds and eyes while the rest of the side has been on the periphery of attention. It is safe to say that is no longer the case. India's rhythm uni...