Tag: childhood

One Night More

One Night More

A story about three cousins and their little joys.

Anna & Betty

Anna & Betty

The story of a photograph, of two little friends. I capture the memories and thoughts that a chanced discovery of a picture can trigger, in a work of fiction.

My Amma’s Rasam

My Amma’s Rasam

I share my love and excitement for my favourite comfort food, my mother’s rasam, in verse.

On the Way Back From School

On the Way Back From School

A poem on the fun moments on the way back from school.

Equations

Equations

Maids are an indispensable part of the Indian household. Anupama Krishnakumar’s story is about the equation a woman has shared with two maids at two different points in her life.

She and She

She and She

When a woman becomes a mother, the expectations from her go many notches up. And most of the times, there are two ‘shes’ battling within her. Here’s reflecting on the endless dilemma that a mother faces – her children versus her own dreams, accompanied by a guilt that never ceases to be.

A Shared Journey of Discovery and New Knowledge

A Shared Journey of Discovery and New Knowledge

Anu Kumar, Author, talks to me on what it means to be a children’s author, including what fascinates her about writing for children, what’s the sort of research that goes into her books, who her favourite children’s authors are and what’s her favourite from her own body of work. Plus there is a beautiful reading list that she recommends for children too.

To You Two

To You Two

I write to two very important people in my life about the joys associated with love, relationships, family and bonding. To my little ones, Kailash and Maithri.