Storylines festival

Last Sunday, we attended the day long Storylines festival in Auckland. The Storylines festival is organised by “The Storylines Children’s Literature Foundation”. As you would see in their website, this is a not-for-profit organisation that supports and promotes children’s literature in New Zealand.  Among its members are parents, families and grandparents, authors, illustrators, publishers, teachers,…

The Baby’s Catalogue

Recently, I have been reading quite a few books written for toddlers. We are privileged to be living near a library from where we borrow from time to time. In doing so, not only we get to choose from a wide variety of books but also save a lot of time and cost in buying…

A trip to the Art Gallery

Prior to moving to Auckland, I have hardly ever visited Art exhibitions or galleries. I quite enjoyed spending time in New Delhi’s India Habitat Centre (which happened to be near my first work place) appreciating its architecture but that is about it. As a child every time I visited Calcutta’s Indian Museum, Birla Science and…