The Big Birthday

Not mine, but Harry Potter and JK Rowling. Twenty years ago, the story of a boy wizard and his adventures lit up our lives. Seven books totaling around four thousand pages gave us more than we needed for the rest of our lives to obsess over. Only, I didn’t buy into this particular bestselling phenomena … More The Big Birthday

The Legacy of Jane Austen, and a New Story Publication!

I’m happy to post that my story Perils in the Post has found a wonderful home in The Ilanot Review in their Letters-themed issue. The Ilanot Review is an excellent literary journal from Israel! Do hop over and take a look. In other exciting news, 18th July this year marked the 200th anniversary of Jane … More The Legacy of Jane Austen, and a New Story Publication!

The Other Jane

21st April this year marks the 200th birth anniversary of the author Charlotte Bronte. I have read only one of her novels, i.e. the infamous Jane Eyre, but that has made a lasting impression on me. I first read the book as a teenager in school. I cannot remember if it was an abridged version, … More The Other Jane

What I’m reading

  Inspired by Mridu Khullar’s post, I decided to jot down the books I’ve read so far this year (the below is a partial list): Artemis Fowl and the Last Guardian by Eoin Colfer This is the eighth book in the Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer. Doesn’t pack as much of a punch as … More What I’m reading