Growing up, my father had a system. Everybody in the family, whether child or adult, gets an equal amount of money allotted to them, and they would do their clothes (and shoes and bags and accessories…) shopping for the Indian festive season within that amount. Unless there was an absolute necessity for buying something during the rest of the year (such as new items for school), we didn’t think about getting new clothes. Continue reading “Of The Price of Buying Too Much”
Unknowingly, I have performed the ultimate blind test. I feel it may even answer this endlessly debatable question – how much does image influence music?
When I was a teenager, I had borrowed a CD of 90‘s rock hits Continue reading “Of Music and Image”
A feeling of beauty is a sign that we have come upon a material articulation of certain of our ideas of a good life. Continue reading “Of Retail Highs”