Good Omens, Beastly Tales & Saki

Good Omens: Angels, demons, witches, prophecies, the end of the world – this one’s got it all. Given that it’s a Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett collaboration, there’s the expected dose of whimsy, some classic mishap, and quirky personalities. The Antichrist, Adam, gets misplaced by the nuns in a typical sleigh of hand maneuver goneContinue reading “Good Omens, Beastly Tales & Saki”

Reading Braille with White Print magazine’s Upasana Makati

More than 9 million people in India are blind and millions more are visually impaired. Yet, a simple question – What do the blind read? – yields only a handful of answers. When weeks of research led Upasana Makati to just a few newsletters printed by the National Association for the Blind, she decided toContinue reading “Reading Braille with White Print magazine’s Upasana Makati”

Becoming a child at Kahani Tree

“Aaaaaaaaccchhhooooooooooooooooooooooooo” Blork! Bluurf! I seem to have caught Gajapati Kulapati’s cold. Just wait till I catch hold of that elephant again! I feel a little biffsquiggled with this cold to be honest. But what I was saying was…when I walked in to Kahani Tree, an independent bookstore in Prabhadevi, I had but a few cats inContinue reading “Becoming a child at Kahani Tree”

Once upon a time….

Once upon a time there was a little kid and all that kid wanted was a story to read. He saw his parents reading and going to bookstores. He tagged along, too, but barely found stories he could understand. Why were there no stories for him to read? It was this question posed by hisContinue reading “Once upon a time….”