“The intangible represents the real power of the universe. It is the seed of the tangible”, said Mr Bruce Lee, the martial art aficionado and philosopher. Indeed, it is the intangible assets that are the real wealth, be it a person, brand, company, nation. We celebrate the enrichment of the mind here – design, travel, food, books, arts, everything that makes us happy.
Food is in itself a celebration in each of its stages, farm to fork. Pizza twirling is classified as
Naples’ intangible heritage. Closer to home, the South Asian Association of Gastronomy ended the year with a Food for Thought Festival. St.Moritz put the most talented Chefs in one spot for its food fest last week. The Lalit, Goa celebrates the oceanfront, and Taj Safaris, the forest kingdom.
Ruchika Sachdeva is now the third Indian designer to win the Woolmark Prize after Rahul
Mishra and Suket Dhir. World Book Fair ended on a high note and the upcoming Jaipur
Literature Festival is already buzzing. Do you know which vintage watch is a better investment? Leonardo Zalum does. LVMH’s L Catterton Asia is casting covetous glances at Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali.
What can we say?