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Forget about “love is in the air” this February and don’t you dare go sniffing around trying to find it either. Because you and I both know with the current...

A few days ago, at a family get together, my sister in law was so happy about how well my 2.5-year-old niece was settling into playgroup. And to my utmost...

If you are looking for an intellectual and thought-provoking piece on the relative merits of having talks in aid to keep the peace- please do move on! This is a...

Who knew that becoming pregnant and having a baby was so complicated? Frankly, not me! I exercised regularly, was relatively fit and in good shape, my period was regular, and...

It would seem like in a blink of the eye, the year has passed us by. As they say, time and tide wait for no man, and 2019 was no...

"‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’, releases this week as the final note in the Skywalker Saga and the final entry in Disney’s Star Wars trilogy. The film is capping...

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’, the sequel to the recent reboot of the franchise in ‘Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle’, enters theatres with more bombastic video game action, fish-out of water...

The fragrance of plum cake and chocolate chip cookies wafting through open cafés remind you of you and your siblings taking turns to look through the window in your mom’s...

Apparently the origin of the phrase ‘life begins at forty’ is actually a 20th century coinage (looks like the 20th century liked to add some frills, instead of wrinkles-… I...

6 years ago, on November 19th, 2013, parents and kids alike received the wonderful gift of ‘Let It Go’, which soon became a curse to the parent of every young...

Last night someone asked me what my mantra in life was. What made me smile? What made me who I am? Without thinking, I told her that I didn’t have...

Charlie’s Angels (2019) is a reboot of the classic 1970s TV show and continuation of the early 2000s movie of the same name. The franchise usually concerns itself with a...

Sri Lanka goes to vote in the next week or so. Similar to many, I too have my ‘hopes’ pinned on a candidate who I hope will usher in the...

With Halloween upon us, so are Halloween movies. Unlike most of these films that are chock full of horror and jump scares, ‘The Addams Family’ is far from that. Based...

And so, the film industry proceeds to deliver us another sequel that no one really asked for. ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ is a prime example of this. The Angelina Jolie...

Hello everyone and welcome to our late July edition of MIC – Home Gardener. An apology to our readers for the delayed edition, as July has not been a very...

The other day as we went to celebrate a birthday, my family and I saw the condom machine at the Mount Lavinia beach.

You’ve put your foot down and decided, you are done for the day! Everyone agrees to go out for dinner. While you and your spouse try to decide on what...

What is vision? Vision is the general word used to describe the coordination of the eye and brain in ensuring that a person sees clearly. The word ‘vision’ has multiple...

And so yet again Disney launches another live-action remake from their 'Renaissance Period' of the 90s. This time around viewers are treated to an adaption of the cultural icon that...

Following the release of 'Avengers: Endgame', it's easy to see how it may be hard for future entries in the MCU to live up to the standards set by that...

As the month of June draws to an end, we prepare ourselves to welcome July! With high hopes that this month carries with it good news as we enter the...