The Indian Express: Why the Knuckles Mountain Range is one of Sri Lanka’s most difficult hikes

  Why the Knuckles Mountain Range is one of Sri Lanka’s most difficult hikes With cloud forests, grasslands and semi-evergreen rain forests, it has the climatic microcosm of the rest of the island. Written by Arefa Tehsin | New Delhi | Updated: February 2, 2020 Photographs by Adityavikram More One of the most difficult hikes... Continue Reading →

New Book Alert! It’s Flipped!

One book, two covers, two themes and two…no, 10 authors! In the 'Sports Stories' is Bull’s Eye, a story based in the Kargil valley of Kashmir, which I enjoyed writing immensely. A special thanks to Himalay Tehsin for his precious inputs on the ways and life of the valley. With author friends Ken Spillman, Stephen... Continue Reading →

Sessions at Delhi Bookaroo

Venue: Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, Man Singh Road, Delhi, 110011 Below are the sessions: Friday, November 29 1100-1200, Auditorium, for ages 10-12 The Voyagers Some animals that travel the world with their wings and fins and feet can put our greatest travellers to shame. Want to know more about such creatures? Join... Continue Reading →

Shortlisted for FICCI’s Best Book of the Year Award

Amra and the Witch shortlisted for Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)'s Best Book of the Year (age category - below 10 years) along with books by some wonderful authors like Siddhartha Sarma, Ranjit Lal and Richa Jha! Amra has been illustrated by the amazing Chetan Sharma. Buy the book here: Amazon

Sessions at Neev Lit Fest, Bangalore

  Friends in Bangalore, authors Katie Smith Milway, Susan Perrow and I will be in conversation about why cultivating one’s self-awareness is the first step towards empathy on 21st Sep 2019 at Neev Literature Festival. My other sessions with parents and children on 20th and 21st Sep: Date: Sep 20, 2019 Session 1: The Serpent... Continue Reading →

The Indian Express: Nature Deficit Disorder – How to connect children to the great outdoors

The Indian Express: Nature Deficit Disorder: How to connect children to the great outdoors Wilderness has magic. Unlike TV and video games, where you can only hear and see, forests are where you have a sensational experience. Firsthand encounters with the wild can transform a child’s outlook. Kids would love a trip to the zoo. (Source:... Continue Reading →

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