Zulu Principle

Zulus, as the world knows, were fierce warriors from southern Africa. They fought valiantly against the British, before being defeated by a force that was better armed and trained. Undoubtedly, this proud race of people who were dominant in southern Africa before the arrival of the white man on the …

Amity and Sorrow

Title: Amity and Sorrow Author: Peggy Riley ISBN: 0316220884 (ISBN13: 9780316220880) Publisher : Little Brown and Company Available on Amazon here. One of the most riveting reads for me this year, Amity and Sorrow would have seemed far-fetched to me if I hadn’t recently read about sister-wives and the certain …

Well Of Death

Unlike Corinne, who has spent her early years in different parts of India, courtesy the Indian Army, I have always lived in one city, viz. Mumbai. And I grew up in a quaint suburb, just on the outskirts of Greater Bombay, as the city was earlier referred to. The suburb …

Vacations Redefined

A few days ago, as part of the Blogging From A to Z April Challenge, Sharmila Kulkarni had written a thought-provoking post about her Nana (maternal grandfather). But what struck a chord was the reference to the her annual vacation, when she was growing up. Long, long ago, before globalization, …