Showing posts from August, 2017Show all
The Redemption of Ku Klux Klan Leader Johnny Lee Clary #Watwb

History has never been kind to African Americans but even within that narrow field, the hate mongering and vile assaults by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) were the stuff of nightmare. The KKK were (and still remain) a domestic terroris…

Why a car air purifier may not be a luxury but a necessity instead...

I remember a time when having an air conditioner or a television set was a luxury for a middle class family. A time before that when having an Ambassador was a status symbol. The difference there was that they were non-essentia…

Muzhappilangad Beach Fiesta 2017

The Muzhappilangad Beach festival is back. After a brief hiatus for the last few years, the fun, colours, rides and competitions return to the popular beach in Kannur.  The Muzhappilangad Beach Fiesta 2017 is right…

Interview with author Manaswita Ghosh

This year, three of my co-authors from the widely popular Indian anthology ' Love Stories That Touched My Heart ' have come out with their debut novel. So it is a great pleasure to feature them here at the blog as they b…

Interview with author Vinayak Nadkarni

This year, three of my co-authors from the widely popular Indian anthology ' Love Stories That Touched My Heart ' have come out with their debut novel. So it is a great pleasure to feature them here at the blog as they b…

Interview with author Arka Datta

This year, three of my co-authors from the widely popular Indian anthology ' Love Stories That Touched My Heart ' have come out with their debut novel. So it is a great pleasure to feature them here at the blog as they b…

Tharavadu Hotel - a Kannur Seafood spot #WriteBravely

Day 3 of Write Tribe's Festival of Words asks me to feature a map and write about a place. So many write about glamourous 5 star places they've been to and I love their write-ups. But it got me thinking about how it i…

What's on my workplace desk? #WriteBravely

Syringes galore to administer drugs aplenty - drugs to make you sleep and drugs to reduce your pain, drugs that make your mouth go dry and drugs that make your heart slow down, drugs to take your breath away and drugs to b…

A family unrelated by blood #WriteBravely

Kicking off the Write Tribe Festival of Words 6 , the first prompt is to write on a 'treasure we have'. It has been a tough year and as it always is, during times of duress, it is hard to see and appreciate the rose a…