Why I’ve got designs on distance learning

Why I’ve got designs on distance learning

n a rare burst of enthusiasm I have signed up for a ten-week Harvard University distance learning course in the history and theory of architecture. It requires a commitment of three to five hours a week and comprises videos, online tests, rudimentary design and some model-making. My reasoning is that I often commit that much time a week to watching a TV box set while sitting slumped on a settee with a bowl of crisps, so why not do something more worthwhile instead? Another motivation is the realisation, stronger with…

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I’ve forgotten Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin: Mona Singh on success, career and Mumbai

I’ve forgotten Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin: Mona Singh on success, career and Mumbai

Mona Singh came to Mumbai from Pune and debuted on television with Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin in 2003. Fourteen years have passed since then, and Mona is thankful for how far she has come in her career. “I never planned all this. I saw myself as an actor who is famous, known and who people love. That was my ultimate dream before I came to Mumbai and now when I look back and talk about Jassi… I have forgotten Jassi, how it was, what did I do in the show,…

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