Is Art Necessary?


  By Vijaya Koteeswaran   I am an artist at heart and an accountant by profession. I make paper collage paintings and also enjoy painting with acrylic on canvas. I particularly like learning new techniques and styles of painting. However for some time now I have been plagued by the question “Is art necessary?” I have felt perhaps I ought to put my time to better … Continue reading Is Art Necessary?

Gifts That Will Wow the Receiver, and What They Say About the Giver


  Unless you are socially inept, the wow-factor is what you’re looking for when you give your holiday gifts. That perfect present that makes the recipient pause and say, “Wow!” But with a cornucopia of choices—including a seemingly endless stream of online offers — you need to consider what your gift is saying about you when it’s unwrapped. The right gift, as consumer behavior expert … Continue reading Gifts That Will Wow the Receiver, and What They Say About the Giver