This volume’s poet is Tanya Mendonsa.
Tanya Mendonsa is a poet and a painter who at twenty-one moved to Paris, to paint, major in French literature at the Sorbonne and run a chaotic language school. After nineteen years in Europe, she returned to live in India, with the abstract painter Antonio E Costa. They moved from Bangalore to Goa and now live in the Nilgiri hills in South India with their dogs. Continue reading
There is something to cafes that make me think of it as the gangly, loose limbed cousin of a restaurant. Someone who is all style rather than chic; someone who never did the right things but made just as good without the stars, grades or official recognitions. Someone you can count on any time of the day to be there….and won’t turn his nose down at you if you prefer to shred your lettuce rather than eat it. Continue reading
The summer of 2004. Kabul was brown, broken, hopeful, romantic in a dangerous way, and exciting. I was on a holiday, and like in the Cliff Richards song, young, newly married and nervous. Continue reading
Krishna Udayasankar is the author of Govinda: Book 1 of The Aryavarta Chronicles, published by Hachette India.
A graduate of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, Krishna also holds a PhD in Strategic Management from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where she presently works as a Lecturer. Continue reading
Biographies are more than the life and times of a person narrated. They also offer us a glimpse of another time, another way of life. In this charmingly written account of the last queen of Travancore Maharani Setu Lakshmni Bayi, Lakshmi Raghunandan offers us precisely this. Continue reading