Essays

Lost and Found: A Tale of Goenchi Feni

Capturing the process of making traditional cashew feni in Goa

My Sustainable Wanderlust

What cycling through a never-ending pandemic taught me about eco-travel

The Little Women of A New Age

Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s nineteenth-century novel is still both radical and relevant.

On Grief and Mortality

“As a woman of science, my mother is relentless in her search for answers. Why must we die? If we are to die, why do we ever live? Who designed this system?”

D.H. LAWRENCE, ONE OF OUR OWN

“But the coal miner’s son was certainly not a half-wit; he never looked back at the past, as Woolf accuses him, for his own good.”

‘Gutawa Khich’ by Gia Singh Arora

"Filming ma while cooking in Falmouth, UK." A short film by Gia Singh Arora

Juice: On Indian Dinners Where Families (Mistr)eat Together

Neeraj Ghaywan’s short film unflinchingly sheds light on everyday misogyny through an intimate, Indian family get-together.

Trawling for Trouble: The Underbelly of Seafood

A photo essay on fish trawling off the coast of Maharashtra

The King’s Indian

From Chaturanga to Modern Chess

Fathers: The Psychologist, the Monster and the Holy Archetype

“While it may have originated from the need to ascertain paternity, fatherhood has long since crossed over the wall of mere biology into concepts of identity, symbolism, and psychological inquiry.”