Cricket World Cup 2023 countdown has begun – just 15 more days and the entire country will unite again for their favourite sport. Igniting a new level of excitement for the game. The entire country is involved in discussions and speculations about the playing eleven. As I immerse myself in the anticipations and enthusiasm shared in social media, it brings back the memories, from having … Continue reading Embracing the Cricket Fever
We, the team of KolkataFusion, had organized our first-ever webinar on the basics of content writing skills. We also decided to create a presentation and record it for the benefit of those who couldn’t attend the webinar. In the presentation, we have discussed the required skills and obstacles one might encounter while embarking on the journey of content writing. We have also discussed the different … Continue reading Introduction to the career in Content Writing through a pilot webinar
-Angana “The plants around us not only give oxygen to our lungs but also to our souls” Anonymous Continued from Part 1 Our neighbourhood Let us look at our green neighbour – the plants around us. These species of organisms scattered on the earth’s surface spend their entire lives confined in one single place. They are, by nature, immobile. They cannot change their geographical location … Continue reading Pandemic thoughts (Part 2): Life with the plants around us
-Suhail Shaikh -Guest Blog Is another lockdown dawning upon us? Or is it just a grapevine? Do we have any role in it? Our first-time guest blogger Suhail Shaikh, puts forth facts and figures together for us. March 2020, a month of mayhem. A sudden but essential lockdown. Crippling fear residing in our minds, rent-free. Scared faces to use the lift. Crowded marketplaces were now … Continue reading Another Lockdown And COVID-19: Are We Responsible?
Styles of parenting in India vary from location to location and generation to generation – it holds true in every country! But, which parenting style holds true when the baby goes missing?? It was around 1:30 pm; the son is usually back from his playground latest by 1:10 pm. But, for a change, he wasn’t. In fact, his granny’s radar was unable to find him … Continue reading What Happens When The Child Goes Missing?
While browsing through Suman Da’s photo album, I bumped on a few photos of his ancestral house in Kailashchak-Mathmalaypur, that he had clicked sometime during 2018-19. It took me no time to get transported to the enchanting peace of Bengal’s villages. I could still smell the fragrance of the brown earth and the warmth of the Dattas. ‘Hiraeth’ is a Welsh word that refers to … Continue reading A household among Bengal’s villages – My hiraeth in Kailashchak – Mathmalaypur
It was the eve of Makarsankranti in Giridih when Avik surprised me by telling me that his colleagues have planned a picnic at the Usri falls Jharkhand, next morning. I was in a gloomy state then, as back in Kolkata, my father was fighting with the impending death in a comatose state. It had immediately followed after he suffered from a near-fatal cerebral stroke. Though … Continue reading A Picnic By The Usri Falls, Jharkhand
-Sudipta Ghosh Continued From While growing interest and addiction towards the TV at the age of 6-8 years gained me some popularity, it also became a matter of grave concern to my parents. They nicknamed me, ‘Okal Pokko’, which means premature ripening, which felt more abusive than any slang in this world to me. But my fascination towards the world of cinema was way beyond … Continue reading Ma and Cinema Part 2 – Love For Dance
-Sudipta Ghosh Born in the late ’80s in the beautiful city of Guwahati (Assam), I was quick to learn as well as identify people and objects that would matter to me in the long run in my big joint family. They were Ma, Baba, and Cinema. No brownie points for guessing that I was labelled a TV bug soon after, and my ability to figure … Continue reading Ma and Cinema Part 1 – Doordarshan Makes A Slow Entry
COVID-19 is a teacher with a belt in the hand – it’s teaching us to be optimistic, hopeful, and find joy with family, staying entertained with limited resources. KolkataFusion shares the story of every house in their own words. Continue reading COVID-19 Era: Our journey towards the New Normal