Book Review: Ri Homeland of Uncertainty

I have started falling in love with novellas. They are short, to the point and convey a lot. This novella by Paulami is no exception. Wonderfully written with a crisp storyline Ri is a delight. While I know the North-Eastern states on India, I admit my knowledge beyond their names and capitals is minimal. I have always wanted to visit the region and hopefully someday I will. The story follows an insurgent group planning an attack in Shillon...  Read more


Seeking Sugar

Seeking Sugar

A few hours north and south of where I currently reside are sugarcane fields - miles and miles of them. Along the coast of Queensland, the conditions are just right for cane harvesting. Numerous sugar plants crush the freshly harvested sugarcane billets and make sugar and a variety of other products. Understanding the history of sugar harvesting and the making of sugar was a part of our lRead more


Deepavali 2014

Deepavali 2014

Deepavali Wishes! Hope you are having a wonderful holiday. This Deepavali we got to work on something we started last year - our list of good and evil. We also did a little bit of crafting and colouring to ring in the festive season. I got a bit nostalgic remembering my Houston days and the parties we used to host at home to celebrate the day. These days I am content to ...  Read more


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