Four Things Your Kids Can Learn from African Mammals

Deep in the behaviour of African mammals lie hidden lessons our children can learn.  We pick the top four. 1. How to be comfortable with who you are. Hyenas may not win fashion contests (although we think they’re perfectly beautiful) or enjoy the fanatical following that the cats command.  But they don’t know that, and crucially, don’t care.…

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Magic on the Forest Floor and Leaf Shadows: Niranjan Panjwani

The spectrum of human emotions births arts of different forms. And the endlessness of this process, this emergence, can sometimes be quite startling. While art is capable of finding a fluid-like, sinuous beginning from even adversity, grief and struggle, it is no less beautiful when it is created by passion, joy and all things bright……

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Being Mindful and the Art of Seeing: Siddharth Reddy

Yes; it’s as simple as that and as profound at the same time: being mindful. With his Kafkaesque trail of thoughts, Toehold Patron Siddharth Reddy will hold you in a conversation that’s so certain of its course that you can’t help but give it your attention completely and willingly. A flicker of fascination for wildlife…

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The Top Toehold Moments of 2015

As 2015 approaches its expiry date, we pulled out our rose-tinted glasses, and through a pair of moderately moist eyes, looked fondly back at the goings-on of the year.  And from hunting Mustelidae to leopards feigning nonexistence, we found many ‘Toehold moments’ (moments that make you go: “Crikey, look!” or “Blistering barnacles!” or equivalent), while Mother Earth was busy…

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