The girl effect

The girl effect

Dec 08 2010

THE GIRL EFFECT, n. — The unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world. Adolescent…

A Facebook for the lit lovers?

A Facebook for the lit lovers?

Dec 06 2010

The fashion industry has done it in style and now it’s the turn of the literary folks. After websites that let you…

Not a defense for boring writing, but…

Not a defense for boring writing, but…

Dec 03 2010

Just about every style guide worth referring to tells you not to use cliches. If something can be said in a simple,…

Page 3 passion

Page 3 passion

Dec 02 2010

So dearies, Deepika was an absolute doll and took sweetheart Sid to the doc. Aww! So cute. But why? Well, er…umm…ok, I…

‘Shakespeare’ shortened and shaken

‘Shakespeare’ shortened and shaken

Dec 02 2010

William Shakespeare. We all think this is the right way of spelling it. Even ‘word’ throws up an error if the name…

Shop-opera!

Shop-opera!

Dec 02 2010

When it comes to attracting shoppers, you have to give it to the malls in Singapore. From giant-sized Santa cut-outs in Christmas…

Changing ‘status’, getting creative

Changing ‘status’, getting creative

Dec 02 2010

He wakes up every morning and rushes to the washroom with his Blackberry. He sits there mulling for a few minutes. And…