Monthly Archives: October 2013

Diwali lights

The clay pots sputter with the glowing lights of fragrant oils. Firecrackers burst through the door and the smell of curry and cumin pierces the enclosed air of the community centre. The soft patter of Henna-ed feet on the reddish … Continue reading

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Dreams in black and white

The black sky is pricked with stars, their light dusting the ground like spun sugar. Burnt caramel is wafting through the air, kids licking cotton candy off their fingers, jostling through the narrow lanes to catch a glimpse of the … Continue reading

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Epic slice of history

The horses snort and stamp the frozen ground, chafing against their bridle, plumes of foggy breath rising in the mist. The smell of pine tar and wet leather tickles the riders’ nostrils, eyes watering over, noses running, whiskeyed tongues flicking … Continue reading

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