Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash HOW LOCALLY ATTUNED & RESPONSIVE ARE WE? 1. How Locally The puff-throated babbler is back to sing his most unusually long song between 6.50am – 6.55am like he did, a year ago; the Gray Langurs or the Hanuman Langurs as they are called have returned to our tamarind […]
COME DECEMBER We have now come into December, the last month of the Gregorian calendar, a calendar that most of us have come to follow over the last several decades. November ended and December began for us with an immersive experience in the two beautiful jungles of India, Sunderbans and Kaziranga. The heart is so […]
Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash WAYS OF BELONGING 1. Of a Place I am an early bird, who spends several minutes lying in bed after waking up, just to listen. To listen to the passing of the communication baton from insects stridulating and frogs croaking the night to, the songs of different birds, […]
In a writing session I was recently a part of, the author Jamie Figueroa, offered an unusual writing prompt, `What is it your feet must confess?’ Yes, that was her prompt, `what is it your feet must confess?’.
Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash BEING IN OUR RIGHT ELEMENTS Xavier, Mankurad, Mussarat, Malgesh, are locals. Dasheri, Badami, Kesar, Malgoa, Imam Pasand, Mallika, Neelam, Totapuri, Chausa, non-locals. For those of you friends who are not from India, no, they aren’t a list of my boyfriends or girlfriends. In fact, they are more than […]
Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash YOU. YOUR PUPILS. YOUR FRIENDS. GOD. NOT A BAD PUBLIC, THAT – Sir Thomas More (protagonist, A Man For All Seasons, Robert Bolt) Here is a story, like there always is, behind simple shifts that take place within. Many a time, the beauty of what has changed within […]