A few weeks back, a university professor in course of a conversation asked what "alternative education" means. She hazarded a guess - that it is about educating those who are differently-able. I figured she was hard at work making sense of the word "alternative" beginning with the typical process of ascribing "mainstream" or perhaps "normal" … Continue reading What is alternative education?
From reading John Masters' The Ravi Lancers and The Nightrunners of Bengal to the story of the famed horse regiment of Indian Army - Skinner's Horse , I have been a stickler for works (fiction & non-fiction) on Indian Army. But for Indian writers Indian army hasn't quite been a subject of interest. Except, an occasional … Continue reading Independence Day, Indian Army & a Poem
Time is slipping by way too fast lately. Between school, university and work travel has suffered. While I am still processing my earlier experience, another ride is being considered. Sitting on a bench at a tea stall in the bazaar area of Hampi I tried making sense of the cluster of shacks, huts and small … Continue reading Road to Hampi