Visual Diary: A Weekend in Frankfurt

This blog post was featured on the official Frankfurt Tourism site. Around mid-June, I returned to Frankfurt for a couple of days. I hadn't been back since that year I'd spent living there, in 2014-15. And what timing, too. After a spell of rain, the sky was glorious that weekend, rainbows and all.   Here's… Continue reading Visual Diary: A Weekend in Frankfurt

My Article on The Hindu thREAD

In a matter of mere minutes, his behaviour transforms from loving to abusive. She suffers the blows silently, even in her misery playing the part of the obedient, respectful wife. A woman is chided by society for her loud and brash manner; background music meant to tug at one’s heartstrings accompanies the sermon they deliver… Continue reading My Article on The Hindu thREAD

What is ‘Normal’, Anyway?

A few years ago, I volunteered with an NGO in Jerusalem that cares for people with varying levels of intellectual disability, including Down Syndrome and autism. I had tumbled into it with no prior experience or knowledge of Hebrew, and I wasn’t sure what to expect or how I would respond. The originally-planned 3-month trip turned… Continue reading What is ‘Normal’, Anyway?