abode of Adinath
home of sweet paan,
salt fields bring independence,
people make laughter...
while a little bird lives another day
foraging along the seashore...
The Textile Seller of Moheshkhali
Building a future for her family...
“When sales are good,” says Liri, “We eat fish with our rice.
A Prayer for Nepal
An island's link to the Himalayas.
The Nepalese king on his own initiative arranged for the protima to be brought to Mainak with due honour.
Once Was a Bird Hunter
A new career as a tailor to save a little bird.
“Shorebirds were a usual food item in the market. We never thought about it.”
A Little Southeast Asia in Bangladesh
Moheshkhali's Rakhine community is changing the traditions of centuries...
Modernity has brought change for the Rakhines.
Watching the Watcher
A WARNING TO PARENTS who see their children as doctors or bankers...
This is what can happen if they grow up in a household full of pets...
Meeting the Locals
A stranger in a tea shop says I have a Bengali face...
"How so?" I ask.
"Foreigners usually have a fat face."
"So... do I look sick then?"