World Turtle Day: How turtles are different from tortoises and other facts It is quite easy to tell them apart just by looking at their limbs from a distance. Turtles have webbed feet and tortoises have firm, rounded feet. Turtles have been around for nearly 220 million years. (Source: File photo) World Turtle Day: Turtles... Continue Reading →
It was happy summer afternoon when Aditya and I were driving down on the Pune-Mumbai Expressway. We had our holiday hat on. Suddenly, a vision surfaced - a horse trotting right towards us! After our near fatal accident, Aditya decided to take on the road authorities and fought a case against them for the last... Continue Reading →
What Draws City Dwellers to go on a Camping Trip Written by Arefa Tehsin | Updated: May 5, 2019 Photographs: Adityavikram More Open skies: The chance to experience solitude, even when enjoying the camaraderie of friends, is what attracts city dwellers to camping. (Photos: Adityavikram More) Coming from a family of naturalists and some of the... Continue Reading →
Living Among Lions By Arefa Tehsin Photos by Adityavikram More In Kenya, where the wild is nigh, and the head held high Caption: Sights and sounds: (From top) A cheetah mother with her young ones. (Photo: Adityavikram More)My introduction to Kenya was through two real-life stories — the man-eaters of Tsavo and my father’s Zanzibar-wale... Continue Reading →
ABOUT THE BOOK Only those who really badly need an answer would dare to go to the witch. But Amra has done something bad and he really does need to know if he’s in trouble. SNAPSHOT REVIEW This is part of Duckbill’s hOle series, and a worthy addition to the list. Quite different from the... Continue Reading →
Amra and the Witch Author: Arefa Tehsin Illustrator: Chetan Sharma age group: 7+ yrs Number of pages: 66 Publisher: Duckbill Themes: fears witches Indian village Genre: fiction Amra was in trouble. Big trouble. As, in the popular adage, “Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong." Well, that was exactly what Amra’s day was like. First, the... Continue Reading →
The Indian Express: Why Colombo is probably the best metropolitan city of South Asia Photographs by Adityavikram More
Only those who really, badly need an answer would dare go to the witch! But Amra has done something bad, and he really, badly needs to know if he is in trouble... Available on Amazon: http://bit.ly/AmraandtheWitch Published by Duckbill Books The fabulous illustrations by Chetan Sharma.