The city of lights

  It’s the first day of the year, Friday. I am sipping thambili, the juice of king coconut, a yellow native variety of coconut, in an old English style lawn …

Its all about Mero and Boi Mela

    Though I am a non-Bengali, my relationship with Kolkata book fair or our favorite Boi Mela could be traced back to my childhood. According to my mother, a …

A Matter of Heart – Part II

  “Come quickly to the hospital. Rajan has met with an accident. He is critical.” Krish’s words sounded harsh and cruel. “While skiing, Rajan’s ski had got stuck in a …

A Matter of heart

  (Part – 1 )   As the nurse placed the paper on my lap, I gazed at Kris who was standing beside my bed. My mother touched my arm …

Food and money

Written by Jon Van Wyk, our guest blogger , a Hong Kong based writer and teacher who has been living in Hong Kong for 14 years. He divides up his time between teaching and …