Of the stories we tell…

I conduct a storytelling session at my son's school every week. During the session, I often ask some questions to the children, about the characters in the story or about something else; because these storytelling sessions are essentially a primer for a creativity and communications program, in the near future. Yesterday's story started as 'There …

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Here lies Radhika Maira Tabrez – A ‘writer’.

Disclaimer - This may seem like a rant, but I assure you it is not. This is, quite earnestly, more of a 'thinking-out-loud' session. If this upsets you in any way, please know that it wasn't the intention at all. Disagreements are very welcome, as long as they are logically sound and linguistically appropriate. " …

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Letters To My Son :: Of following rules and breaking them

My dear son, Two weeks ago we took you to Singapore for your birthday celebrations. This year you turned five. Your father and I had made a pact that once you're five - and in our understanding old enough to adjust well to traveling abroad - we will gift you a vacation on your every …

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Letters to my son :: Happy Birthday, my love.

My dear son,Today you turn five. And my heart swells with pride looking at the spirited and kind soul you are becoming with each day.I don't have much to give you on your birthday. Except words. And some learning that my life's experiences have imprinted on me. I wouldn't be so presumptuous as to call …

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Mock, Stalk and Quarrel – A collection of satirical tales

Mock, Stalk and Quarrel – a collection of satirical tales – emanated from a nationwide contest conducted by Readomania to identify powerful voices that can wage an ideological war against issues that matter, with Satire as their weapon. Twenty-nine voices – indulgent, tolerant, amusing and witty – form a part of this collection.Each narrative in …

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