“Behold, It Is Born!”

This is the story of Madam Bhikaiji Rustom Cama. She was a noted Indian independence activist, to be mentioned she was a bright star of the galaxy that was destined to the woman freedom fighters of India. Coming from an affluent Parsi family, Bhikaiji Cama, (who is famous in India as ‘Madam Cama’), was drawn […]

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In Search Of A Lost Story

Last night, I arrived in Varanasi at 2:00 am. My hotel was nearby the famous Manikarnika Ghat. After checking in my room, I had a shower, and a small nap thereafter. I set an alarm on my phone at 4:00 am, as I was excited to see the sunrise here. I had heard a lot […]

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White Chalk, Red Duster &.. The ‘Blackboard’

A summer morning, 1800. Old High School of Edinburgh, Scotland. The headmaster is taking geography class. Suddenly, he becomes worried about his lesson. It’s a chapter which is required to be taught with a larger map, in a broader place. But in the slate, he can draw just the outlines. How the students will be […]

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‘Mickey’ It All Started With A ‘Mouse’!!

The train is running fast. Walt is returning home. He is broken..he lost his most successful cartoon character, “Oswald, The Lucky Rabbit.” They hired all of the employees, too. “My studio is finished…I am left with nothing..”, Walt brooded. His wife, Lillian tried to pacify him. But he was like a raging lion on that […]

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