Bridging the Summer Literacy Gap

Click here to read an article I have written about fun ways to keep literacy alive for your children over the long summer break.
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Story reading to Stroke Patients

A Thousand Word Photos is an organisation that matches photographers and writers, asking the writer to create a short story of 1000 words from the image. The stories are then read out loud by actors through the charity Interact to patients…
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Free Writing Friday - A Creative Classroom Revolution

Click here to read an article I have written about Free Writing Friday. This is a fantastic initiative spearheaded by children's author Cressida Cowell (of How to train your Dragon fame & The Wizards of Once) to give back creative freedom…

Short Fiction - Mangrove

A short piece of my writing, inspired by the mangroves I used to see in Kenya (which are nothing short of miracles), has appeared on an online site named Platform for Prose. Read it here!
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Using poetry to engage & motivate children

Please click here to read an article I wrote for Simply Learning Tuition (a London-based tutor company) on how poetry can be a powerful tool to inspire, engage & motivate children.
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How to take a family gap year

I won runner up prize for The Green Parent writing competition 2018, talking about how we can travel responsibly with our families. Please find the article in full here.
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Boundary-breaking Girls

This is my third piece I wrote for KHPT (Karnataka Health Provision Trust) in 2018 after visiting a few of their ground-breaking projects. Here, I write about inspiring young female role models who are encouraging their peers to stay in school…
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Devadasi (Sex workers) assert rights to a violence-free life

This is my second piece I wrote for KHPT (Karnataka Health Provision Trust), an NGO based in southern India. This piece is a very personal response to an inspiring group of Sex Workers I met who, through KHPT's assistance, are asserting their…

Factory for Change

When I was travelling in India last year, I had the great privilege of spending some time with an NGO in Karnataka called KHPT - Karnataka Health Provision Trust - visiting their projects and speaking to staff, volunteers & recipients of…
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Where do Ideas come from?

Probably the question I get asked more than any other as an author is where my ideas come from. First of all, I'd like to debunk the myth that writers have better ideas than people who don't write. It's simply not true. It's what people…