Cowboy

This wasn’t the half of it. All he told me to begin with was that he’d nearly died after eating…

The Flower and the Bee

Someone died in the hotel pool yesterday. She was dead for some time before anyone noticed, as her skin was…

Light box: Judas

In 2007 while living in Portugal I made a number of light boxes and they had dark themes some almost…

The Long Night

For two evenings the sky had been full of coruscating lights, green yellow purple coming in waves flapping and drifting…

The Reluctant Vegetarian 2

Sandwiches. Think bush walk, ants, snakes then think safe clean beach, think young dog, small children, great expanses of white…

The Reluctant Vegetarian

Incrementally, I have become vegetarian not by any particular virtuous route but because of a selfish one, I’d like to…

SKIN

One o’clock I was fair once my lovelies. Skin supple wind murmured through my hair shifting like the sighs of…

Oh Laxmi! Chapter 4

Chapter 4 At home, Mamta had finished the morning’s chores and was preparing to go out to get the necessaries…

Oh Laxmi! Chapter 2 and 3

Chapter 2 Amali stood outside the school with the other girls waiting to be let in for the exam. They…