Summer Writing Break

Summer Writing Break

It’s been an inauspicious start to the summer of 2024. A summer of Cricket T20 World Cup cricket matches, Euro Cup football fixtures, and soon, keenly contested Olympic Games events. The weather in Western Europe has been stormy and much cooler than expected at...
The Fine Line

The Fine Line

Why do you continue your pretense by ignoring me and blockading our interaction? Yet you lurk gleefully in the shadows assiduously observing my every move with alacrity. Cheering silently when you see me stumble, hovering around menacingly like a vulture, waiting for...
Adrift & Ablaze

Adrift & Ablaze

This week the rough patch I have been going through culminated in a new nadir. I finally reached the bottom of the rock in my life (or at least it feels that way). The only consolation I have is that the ground that I stand on seems firm again (rock solid literally)...
Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: Carib Petroglyphs

Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: Carib Petroglyphs

In today’s blog I want to share more about a very interesting and less well known aspect of Carib (i.e., Kalinago) culture and history. The Caribs recorded seminal events and noteworthy aspects of their lives through drawings that they carved/cut into rocks and...
Live Free or Die!

Live Free or Die!

“Live free or die!” This was the mantra that I often uttered mindlessly in my twenties, without fully appreciating what these words really mean. Back then my youthful arrogance made me feel invincible. I was ready to take on the world head-on, with an...

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