Monthly Archives: January 2021

What is a city – Dilli hai jiska naam IX: Sohail Hashmi

Originally posted on KAFILA – COLLECTIVE EXPLORATIONS SINCE 2006:
This is the final post in a series on Delhi that does not talk only of the narrow lanes of Shahjahanabad, the Mughalia, aka Mughlai delights and the lip-smacking Chaats of Chandni…

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Don’t Blend In

Orlando Espinosa Lifeis too short to be anything but happy. Make sure that you love deeply, forgive quickly, take chances, give everything with no regrets and remember the lessons the past has taught you as you learn to let go … Continue reading

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The New Urbanism: Fast, Nimble, Flexible, and Tactical

New Urbanism is an approach based on the principles of how cities and towns had been built for the last several centuries: walkable blocks and streets, housing and shopping in close proximity, and accessible public spaces. New Urbanism focuses on human-oriented … Continue reading

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A lesson in political theory from farmers’ unions

Originally posted on KAFILA – COLLECTIVE EXPLORATIONS SINCE 2006:
A little bemused, I heard a writer addressing the farmers’ protests recently say in all solidarity and sincerity – “What we have been writing about for long, you have demonstrated at ground…

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