The Art of Staying Still

Originally posted on WANDER HOME:
There is something to silence, something to solitude and the sustainment of a state of being that lulls a mind into its quiet nooks and rifts, cocooning thoughts into circuitous notions and immovable meditations. To be fixed, fastened and pinned to one place can make a body move slow and make the wandering heart…

David Bowie : End of an Era : Rock’s Most Mutable Star

It is no exaggeration to say that modern music probably begins with David Bowie. Treating sound as style, and career development as a succession of artfully conceived paradigm shifts, Bowie had provided the blueprint for enduring megastar success ever since, from Michael Jackson to Madonna to U2 to Prince, Bowie’s mastery of the essential elementsContinue reading “David Bowie : End of an Era : Rock’s Most Mutable Star”

Nicolas Ouchenir : Fashion’s Right Hand Man

I’ve often come across many faded and dog-eared postcards at antique shows with hand-written messages barely legible on the back. What’s always surprising is how elegant and expressive everyone’s handwriting seems to have been 100 years ago. There was a time when every postcard, contract, or love letter was a thing of beauty – givingContinue reading “Nicolas Ouchenir : Fashion’s Right Hand Man”

Rise and Rise : Yound Adult fiction

It has been a few days and i have been caught up in reading, though reading what, you might ask and I would say. NA and YA Loads and loads of it. It started with Fault in our Stars, I guess and the fascination never got over for me. Its been years and years ofContinue reading “Rise and Rise : Yound Adult fiction”

This is where it all began …

So, here it is! A platform of my own! where do i start!? Red hair and other colors is a blog about life, love literature, music and most importantly, Fashion. it may sound old and cliche, but I promise not to male it so. Here goes my first post.. As i was growing up, booksContinue reading “This is where it all began …”

Subcultures : Where are they now???

PART I : “Subcultures are meaning systems, modes of expression or life styles developed by groups in subordinate structural positions in response to dominant meaning systems, and which reflect their attempt to solve structural contradictions rising from the wider societal context” says Michael Brake. The significance of subcultures for their participants is that they offerContinue reading “Subcultures : Where are they now???”