The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

Is it earth-shattering? No. Does it change the literary landscape? No. Is it deep and powerful and life-changing? Not really for most I suppose. But it has been an experience. It’s slow, gentle, sweet and filled with humour that almost never goes beyond small chuckles. I won’t spoil it but it’s like a gentle rollercoaster…

Life, the universe and Science vs. Religion

For a while now I tend to approach conversations about religion vs. science with a bit of weariness because it feels sometimes like the topic has become touchier and touchier over time – people have become (a) more vocal on both sides and (b) more thin skinned generally speaking. But a little while ago I…

My “art” and me… and other people…

Artist. It’s a term that I’ve always, ALWAYS, hesitated to use to describe myself or what I do or even really as a hobby. I’m a doodler. Well usually I suppose I sketch if anything… and by that I mean just randomly start drawing something with a pencil and then once my mind and fingers…

Giving Thanks: From me to you.

It’s been a wild few years since I decided to start writing as more than just a hobby and gave it a chance to be something resembling a career. It’s not been everything I thought: in some ways better, in some ways worse. There have been so many things along the way of all shapes…

A Beautiful Idea: Why Explore Space?

It’s good to be home! After a week sweltering in China for work and turning into a human puddle in 80% humidity, it’s nice to be back in Delhi… where I can swelter and turn into a puddle in 70% humidity…  Anyway, my heat-woes aside, I’m kicked to be sharing this with you folks something…