My latest pieces for India's Verve Magazine

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One of the pleasure of being partially based here in Mumbai while setting up the forthcoming Indian Quarterly magazine is writing light essays and features on a regular basis for Verve magazine, a publication I first wrote for in 2009 the aftermath of the 26/11 terror attacks (‘3 days in Mumbai’). My subjects have included India’s [Read more…]

In Praise of Teatime (Verve Magazine, August 2012)

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Jonathan Foreman eschews the world of modern worries and fears, of a quick coffee or hurried after-work drink for the old-fashioned indulgence of teatime, and discovers that this ‘meal’ is for those who truly love and can afford luxury There is nothing like tea. Not tea the drink but tea the meal – the traditional late [Read more…]

Functional Fitness for India (Verve Magazine July 2012)

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Sprint rather than jog. Hop skip and jump like a child. Make your body your gym. Keep moving. Always take the stairs. Jonathan Foreman explains that your body will thank you for safeguarding it with Functional Fitness – which is not about looking good but training for your life It is the latest buzzword in fitness. [Read more…]

Brewing it Up (Verve Magazine December 2011)

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  The arrival of global coffee house behemoths in the country proves that modern Indian café culture has reached a new level of maturity and competitive excitement. Thanks to the espresso machine – and all that comes with it – a generation of young people has been liberated, observes Jonathan Foreman A micro-skirted, skinny, short-haired young [Read more…]