Ruth Sequeira

Stories

Pondicherry & Auroville

The day after we completed our final year college exams, 5 of my classmates and I began a trip through Kerala – Chennai – Pondicherry – Bangalore. For the next 10 days, as we drove through Kerala we were delirious …

Books 2018

As a child I owned more books than toys thanks to a strong reading culture which was encouraged by my parents (anything to get 3 monstrous kids to sit quiet), my neighbours (to keep us out of their yards), the …

Driving in the Masai Mara

In Love With Maasai Mara

My first interactions with a place are most often through the books I read. For Africa, it has been Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, J.M. Coetzee’s very disturbing ‘Disgrace’, Karen von Blixen-Finecke’s ‘Out of Africa’ (plus the …

The Tower Bridge, London

Tales from Great Britain

I’m not sure when I began planning my trip to London, was it the conversation I had with Hannah while she was in India or was it much earlier, a childhood spent reading English authors? It feels like, I have …

silver-sands-resort

A Birthday Away

This blog has long suffered neglect just as my fuzzy eyebrows have and that’s about to change. I’ve been waiting for a good story, but having spent the last year in Hyderabad, I mostly have dull ones to tell, so
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