The modern day art of storytelling

One of the best-known names in the history of storytelling is Ibn Batuta, the Moroccan scholar who toured the medieval world over a period of three decades. His travels covered most of the modern-day Middle East, and even great parts of Africa and East Asia. His journals are still referred to by scholars and learners … Continue reading The modern day art of storytelling

Swing | Shorts [Fiction]

It is ten fifty five post meridiem. The Purana Garden is deserted at this hour, except for the lone cow sitting near the gate. A couple of lamps are gloomily awake, casting a dull yellow light over the fawning garden. The tire-swing I am sitting on squeaks a little, as I gaze at the glimmering … Continue reading Swing | Shorts [Fiction]