Prejudices: check and, mate

Movie: Turup, by Ektara Collective. Turup is checkmate, and a story that revolves around the game. Men and boys play it at the local chowk, town centre, painted chessboard under the tree. Women play at home, teach others the game, and often it is all done unseen. For as the two little girls say, we do … Continue reading Prejudices: check and, mate

Spring in Ireland 

Book: The Long Gaze Back, An Anthology of Irish Women Writers, edited by Sinéad Gleeson It is April and it is raining in Ireland. I am reading a short story set in the early 1900s, and the weather in April is the exact same!  The man says of his wife, ...but experience is wasted upon … Continue reading Spring in Ireland