Stories By 'Timothy Aryal'
In 2001, Anil Dhital, then a seventh grader, was approached by a close friend in school and handed a pamphlet. On it, a large man sporting long hair and a wild beard, carrying a double-necked guitar, was advertising a heavy metal show.
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Saturday was a foggy evening in Kathmandu. A light drizzle that had begun in the afternoon had settled by evening, but the sky was still overcast. People across social media were complaining of being challenged by the weather, and that a nice bowl of steamy jhol momo would’ve hit the spot.
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What would a picture of love look like? “O my Luve is like a red, red rose,” wrote the 18th century Scottish poet Robert Burns. Three centuries now, in artist Ragini Upadhyay Grela’s ongoing exhibition Love Revisited—wherein 17 out of the total 35 pieces have ‘Love’ in their titles—there are only lotuses and hearts, no roses.
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A medium wide shot of a couple sleeping opens the scene. It’s nighttime and the chirp of insects hangs in the air.
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“My dolls have souls,” says Padma Shree Shrestha. And on first glance, it appears that she might be right. These hundreds of dolls look alive, just about ready to step out of the glass frames they are comfortably housed in.
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American journalist Flora Lewis once said, “Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.”
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