It all all began here…..

Groggy eyes, still half asleep, I checked Facebook this morning only to find myself tagged on this picture! It took me a while to realise that my sister had tagged me to a post that said – ‘Starting young’. Taking a proper second look at this picture, I was taken back in time when our…

Go Lions!

I am not a big fan of sporting events – not even cricket despite being an Indian! I never really choose to watch a game on TV let alone a live one which entails actually going to a stadium. A lot of this can be attributed to the poor experience I had the one time…

Book review: Shakespeare in Kabul

In 2005, a group of actors staged Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour LostĀ in Afghanistan, a country torn and ravaged by years of civil wars, Soviet invasion, interference of foreign nations and the horrific Taliban regime. The book, Shakespeare in Kabul by Stephen Landrigan and Qais Akbar Omar, presents the inside story of how the play took shape…

Turn right at the first ‘robot’!!

Driving around town yesterday, I realised I had forgotten to share a small but interesting fact about South Africa. It’s something that still that makes me smile each time I say it. After a few months of moving here, I happened to ask a lady at my pottery class for directions to a nearby restaurant…