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Easy tips for home food photography

By Assavri Kulkarni Are you one who takes images of your food before you eat it, especially if it’s well presented? Well, I love to eat and click as well and food photography one of my favourite subjects. I remember my first food photography assignment was shooting food for a cookery book in 2006 and all I know is that …

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‘For me life is dance’

It is generally perceived that the contemporary dance form does not have a strict format and is not related to traditional dance. But actually, it is a dance form which is spontaneous, yet has a layout and is also inspired from traditions. In other words, it is inspired from the community and life itself.

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Are you really fit?

By Luke Coutinho You may be running a marathon, lifting heavy weights, enrolled in yoga or Pilates or engaged in high interval training. This doesn’t mean you are fit.

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The ultimate luxury-Caviar

By Zubin D’Souza Caviar dreams, champagne and caviar, caviar black dresses, shimmering like millions of tiny caviar eggs – these are all words that have been used by famous authors in the past to denote the ultimate in luxury. Truly, caviar is indeed one of the most luxurious food items to ever grace a table. Judging by the tiny little …

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When the bride calls the shots

By Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ It’s a bygone era when the bride’s only worry was about taking vows in front of a congregation. Times have indeed changed, and our Goan Catholic bride prefers not just being the pretty, dainty beauty walking down the aisle or swaying to their wedding special led by her husband for the first time, …

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Powerhouse performer

By Keith Armando Gomes Antonio Jose D’Souza, better known even by the kids in his village as Joe de Cavelossim, is a stout man with a roaring baritone that almost puts the fear of God in one at first acquaintance, but if you hang on for just another tiny second you discover a man who has an abundance of hugs, …

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‘At Sensorium artists tell us about their most private conversations with themselves’

Author Siddharth Dhanwant Shanghvi is the co-director of the first edition of Sensorium—the festival of arts, literature and ideas at Sunaparanta Goa Center of Arts. It is a festival that traces the intersection between photography and the other mediums – literature, cinema and installation art. On January 11 he will be in conversation with artist Jitish Kallat on his experience …

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Meditation on the awareness of body sensations

BY ANITA DUDHANE In the past few months we have been discussing the various reasons for practicing mindfulness and some of the theory behind these techniques. In this article, we will actually do a meditation exercise. Find a quiet, clean place to sit, where you can be undisturbed for 20 minutes. Sit in a comfortable position – the best is …

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Breakfast by the bay

BY KUHELI BHATTACHARYA  RANE The Chapora river flows seamlessly into the Arabian Sea,and at this estuary lies a restaurant called Jardind’Ulysse. It’s a few steps away from the Morjim beach ,and as you drive down the road to Morjim beach keep  a look out on the right for a sign for Jardin d’ Ulysse and yes, Google maps helps too. …

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Sedentary lifestyle – A Silent Killer

By Luke Coutinho When you are in pain, it may be hard to make yourself get up and move, but consider this;  a growing body of evidence suggests that spending too many hours sitting is hazardous to your health. Habitual inactivity raises risks for obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, deep-vein thrombosis, and metabolic syndrome. Researchers aren’t sure why prolonged sitting has …

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