Bread Talks

Almost every household in Bahrain has to have the traditional ‘khubus’, ‘kamachi’ or ‘kuka’ – depending on the size – at least once a day. Strangely, very few, if at all, the ‘operators’ of these neighbourhood bakeries are actually Bahrainis, with a very large majority coming from India, more specifically, from the North Indian state…

Vet the Best

Tyson made his yearly visit to the ‘talking vet’ today. And, once again, he was at his best behaviour – calm and quiet – as if he were the sacrificial lamb who knows there is no escape from the altar. More than Tyson, my five-year old Desert Dog, it was Dr Jaffer who was once…

Story behind the story, and some more

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
Some empathised with her, completely understood her choices, even the emotionally-drivens. Others found her foolish pursuit of love unbelievably appalling. That’s Anjali, whose love story makes my novel, ‘The Plunge’. That baffled me, for I never anticipated such conflicting views from regular book lovers and professional reviewers alike. Anjali, the protagonist…