The Colours of Unity!

I’m several days too late in posting this- but better late than never! 9th August was the Singapore National Day. 48 years of being a nation. 15th August was India’s 66th year of freedom. Two countries, vastly different from one another; two countries I love. At first glance, the two countries could not be more…

The Colours of India -2

A wonderful and prosperous festive season to you all! Yesterday I guided another group of tourists and friends on a tour of the Festivals of India. An interested and interactive group, that stayed back and discussed religion and social practices, culture and rituals. One of the stories that I included was on Savitri. The epitome…

The Colours of India -1

I love Indian festivals. I enjoy the chaos, the confections and the celebrations. But most of all I love the myths that surround the festivities. Today I had the privilege of guiding a group of visitors on ‘The Colours of India- festivals and their celebration’ at the ACM, Singapore. In a frenzy, I researched a…

Bitter Seeds

I had never heard of Micha X. Peled until yesterday, and today I found myself exchanging emails with someone called Max from his company. Micha Peled is a film maker. Obviously of some repute. The man has won a series of awards, but in my ivory tower of cakes and fondant figures, I had never…