I received the book Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa (along with another book by the same author- The Blue Between Sky and Water) as a birthday gift from Kirthi Jayakumar, author of The Doodler of Dimashq. Because I had loved The Doodler of Dimashq, Kirthi thought I may enjoy this book too. Thank you, Kirthi, for … Continue reading Book Review: Mornings in Jenin
Every time we, as feminists, talk about women rights, gender equality, and other topics along these lines, we encounter many people who are equally vocal in opposing our ideas with views steeped in ignorance, myopic thinking, and baseless prejudices. I have been in many situations where I bow out of a disagreement in order to … Continue reading A Rant Against Anti-Feminists
Last Christmas I gave you my heart Began a new year and with it a new start The journey was long and exhausting Some moments sad, some memories long lasting A new year cometh again; for the moon, this time, let us dart. Written as part of the Limerick Challenge:The End in loving memory of … Continue reading The Beginning of An End
Below is an article that I co-wrote with my friend and co-author in Mock, Stalk & Quarrel - Tanushree Ghosh Dhall - for Huffington Post. In conflicting and confusing political climates, what becomes vital is having a voice. That is the most privileged avenue we have as humans to help us make sense of anything … Continue reading When World Affairs Stump and Trump – Satire Around The World
I have been yakking about this ever since the first announcement was made. And yet, when it is finally happening, I do not know how to share the news with you. The spaceship had flown over my head and rendered me dumbstruck. Add to that being 'trumped' in the USA and rendered 'cashless' in India - reasons … Continue reading Satire – A Nuclear Weapon Unleashed!