The essentials of foot care

Published On: May 3, 2019 09:10 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Summer is here and with it it’s time to pull out your sundresses and bright t-shirts. And what better way to welcome summer than sandals and open toe shoes. But chances are that the colder months did no favor to our feet.

Beginner’s guide to photography

Published On: May 3, 2019 09:04 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

All of us take pictures but not many of us take good pictures. We are guilty of randomly clicking away and then choosing the “best” among the lot to post online. But taking good pictures is an art, one that can be mastered if you know what to do.

Kitchen décor ideas

Published On: May 3, 2019 08:55 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

If you want a sleek look for your kitchen, you can stick to a monochromatic palette while still adding interest and personality to the area. A continuous pattern, like black-and-white zigzag or even polka dots, running across a counter or backsplash is graphic and unexpected.

Make no noise

Published On: May 3, 2019 08:42 AM NPT By: Aditi Sharma

I’m not someone who likes to create a fuss. I don’t complain at restaurants when I’m served bad food. I don’t tell people off when they are late for a meeting and I’m the one who almost always says sorry just to diffuse a petty argument. Ideally, I prefer to keep confrontations at bay.

Scam central

Published On: May 3, 2019 08:38 AM NPT By: Gunjan Upadhyay

This country is going to the dogs and, if anyone needed any convincing, then a brief glance at the news over the past year ought to do it. Our news feed seems to be filled with a never-ending assortment of scams. Over the past week it has been all about land – from the Lalita Niwas land scam to the blatant appropriation of public space at Khula Manc

In the palm of his hands

Published On: April 26, 2019 09:55 AM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

“The earth is round,” writes Rohit Bhattarai on his Instagram profile. And is this that he tries to project in his pictures too. Rohit is a photographer who uses a lensball for his pictures and does what is called “crystal ball refraction photography.”

Planting Nepal on the web

Published On: April 26, 2019 09:51 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

When your friend says he or she just visited a wonderful, quaint village somewhere in Nepal, you will have to rely on the images and anecdotes shared by him or her as you will get absolutely no information about the place and its culture via our go-to information guy – the internet. It is alarming how little of Nepal is documented on the World Wide Web.

Memories of home

Published On: April 26, 2019 09:40 AM NPT By: Pradip Pokhrel

Life hasn’t been the same for residents of Barpak in Gorkha after the earthquakes of 2015. It’s been four years and they are still in the process of rebuilding their lives. However, the locals fondly talk about the Barpak that is etched on their minds even as tremors continue to remind them of the calamity that changed their lives.

Slow and subtle

Published On: April 26, 2019 09:36 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

Three middle-aged men sit at a typical Japanese restaurant sipping hot sake. One of them has taken a young wife and the other two mock him for it. In any other film, this scene would be loud and have a lot of movement.

Let’s talk about books

Published On: April 26, 2019 09:33 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

As readers, we’re always in search of new book recommendations. But for some reason, getting random recommendations from just about anyone doesn’t really appeal to us either. That is when podcasts on books can be of some help.