Stories By 'Abha Dhital'
Kathmandu’s stock as an artistic city that hosts art exhibitions throughout the year is burgeoning. But it is not often that one gets to visit the studio of an artist and see what goes behind bringing the final product available for public viewing.
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If you are a millennial in Nepal, it is likely that when you think of board games, you first reminisce about Ludo and Snakes and Ladders, before you think of handcrafted Bagh Chal and Chess—a staple for curio shops peppered across the Valley. Of course, there’s also Pasha and Kauda.
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The last two weeks, from what I have noticed, have been fairly inspiring, if not cathartic, to many illustrators across the world. On the first of October, amateur and professional artists alike dusted their sketchbooks, got hold of their ink pens and started out on a mission—
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Love lost

Abha Dhital, Sep 17 2017

When they first met, Kali was unsure about the friendship. She was scared and, probably, also scarred. She jumped on her feet to sneak away with her tail between her legs, when a scooter parked right in front of her.
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It had been exactly 12 days, since Rami started waking up to the not-so-pleasant voices of her elderly neighbours.
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It was only last month. My father poured himself a drink and gave it a sniff as if to ensure what was going inside his gut was as good as what was pouring out from his heart.
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