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A Kalipathi’s Love Letter to a Kalippan

For all those who are completely ticked off seeing the mookkathu shundi ulla Kalippan and his overly tolerant and forbearing Kanthari videos...

Onam in the 1980s was Extra-special

I woke up to the chit chattering of my cousins who were excited about this big day - duh, Onam!. The dawn...

This Onam, Dedicate Your Pookalams To Our Caring Nurses

Happy Onam everyone!  While we celebrate Onam this year, it is hard to forget that we are still in...

Are You “Malayali” Enough?

“I don’t think my parents will have a problem with me marrying someone who isn’t a Malayali,” I messaged my friend.

Words We Think Will Feature In Shashi Tharoor’s Tharooraurus

Netizens across the world were left flabbergasted and scouring through their dictionaries when. a couple of years ago, Shashi Tharoor said his...

The Kerala State Award for the Best Terrace Farmer Goes to…

Suma Narendra's passion has always been dancing. But, deep-down, her inner calling was to be a gardener. Little did she know that...

This Place in Kerala is called the ‘Village of Books’

Perumkulam in Kulakkada panchayat in Kollam district has been officially named as Kerala's first 'Village of Books', and for good reason....

Why Didn’t Our Parents Tell Us What Sex Was About?

Did your parents ever tell you about the “birds and bees”? Come to think of it, is there even...

Musings of a Gen 2.0 Gulf Expat

Each time I see the soaring skyscrapers of Dubai that cut through the clouds, I instantly go back to being that starry-eyed...