Off The Cuff

  • Even death could not keep them apart
    Aug 07, 2017 Lalit Raizada, Special to Gulf News
    "Now, you go. I will follow you after 10 months.” He died exactly 10 months later
  • Playing hide and seek with the sun
    04:40 pm Cheryl Rao,Special to Gulf News
    Armed with a pin-hole camera, we waited for the big day
  • Lying is an art or is it?
    Aug 17, 2017 Vanaja Rao,Special to Gulf News
    I have heard parents say proudly that their children never lie. That in itself is a lie or a conviction born out of delusion
  • Cross words at the crossing
    Aug 16, 2017 Kevin Martin,Special to Gulf News
    The pedestrian crossing is where the average pedestrian gets his or her sprinting exercise for the day
  • If you got to go, you better go
    Aug 15, 2017 Mahmood Saberi,Special to Gulf News
    Indian audiences and lovers of Bollywood movies worldwide seem to be fed up with love stories
  • The return of cooking over wood
    Aug 14, 2017 Gautam Raja,Special to Gulf News
    Held together by a deep charcoal flavour, the curries gave eaters a sense of the flame that had cooked their food
  • You love your children whatever they do, and they love you back
  • Put your family on a digital diet
    Aug 12, 2017 Pranitha Menon,Special to Gulf News
    Let your children be in the company of real friends, playing real games and enjoy reading real books
  • Rows over punctuality
    Aug 11, 2017 Cheryl Rao,Special to Gulf News
    I could never come up with a sensible estimation of how much time I needed
  • The winter of discontent
    Aug 10, 2017 Suchitra Bajpai Chaudhary,Senior Reporter
    Indifference is like a blanket you drape over your body and soul to shield yourself ...
  • Getting that spelling right
    Aug 09, 2017 Kevin Martin,Special to Gulf News
    What’s the purpose behind all this vocabulary testing, I wonder ...
  • Gold smugglers upgrade their skills
    Aug 08, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    I had heard of the palaces of Bengaluru and neighbouring Mysore and thought it would be a great opportunity to revive my interest in photography during our stint there
  • What’s the rush to having children?
    Aug 06, 2017 Yousra Zaki Deputy Editor Guides
    The fear of being single in a society that wants you to get married and have babies
  • The barriers and the hurdles we face
    Aug 05, 2017 Christina Curran,Special to Gulf News
    The sooner we learn that we need to focus on that which connects us and not that which separates, the better the hope in the future for our own collective survival
  • Experiences with an enthusiastic shopper
    Aug 04, 2017 Cheryl Rao,Special to Gulf News
    When we wander through markets with friends, this rarity of a man is most wanted by everyone — the much better half of our pair!
  • A labour of love
    Aug 03, 2017 Vanaja Rao,Special to Gulf News
    My memories of ‘uncle’ were of a gentleman in every sense of the word