Tag Archives: India

NaNoWriMo – End of week 1: summary and thoughts

Well I’ve made it through the first week of NaNoWriMo and I’m feeling pretty pleased with myself! 15,000 words written so far and I’ve not missed a day of uploading the latest story to my writeoutloud blog (although it has … Continue reading

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Guest Blogging today at 10eveningflowers – Sonali

The first of a series of guest blogs is now published over at 10eveningflowers – the blog site of fellow author and good friend Kruti Mehta from India. In this post I speak a little about what I intended to … Continue reading

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How Racist are you? Your Guide to having a Racial Neutral Footprint

Just as we try to cut down our ‘carbon footprint’ these days and try to keep ourselves – as much as possible – ‘carbon-neutral’, so I think it is time we did the same thing to challenge our racial prejudices. … Continue reading

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The secret Life of Asian Slaves – A comment on ‘The SAD story of DUBAI’ from 10eveningflowers

“Sahinal could well die out here. A British man who used to work on construction projects told me: “There’s a huge number of suicides in the camps and on the construction sites, but they’re not reported. They’re described as ‘accidents’.” … Continue reading

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Away for a break

By now I hope I’m lying on a beach somewhere in Thailand. If you’re reading this, I guess I am! While I’m away, I’ve asked my friend Kruti, from India, to write a guest post for Kenthinksaloud all about her new novel … Continue reading

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