Because, you matter to me – Editor’s Diary

Dear Reader, The closure to an epic year is just around the corner and I want to say something to you. You are extremely valuable to me, because you give me that sense of responsibility as a writer. If not for you, I wouldn’t have gathered the strength to share my deepest and most realistic…

The ‘Why’

I am a religious reader and a follower of Thrive Global, it’s a platform by Arianna Huffington (Founder of Huffington Post). The beauty of this platform is, it is extremely relatable. The authors, who are apparently C-Suite executives, subscribe to colors from the same palate as people like you and I. Please see that I…

I founded Eshkol as a response to food insecurity, discrimination and poverty – Bhagya Wijayawardane

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic farming is a system which avoids or largely excludes the use of synthetic inputs (such as fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, feed, etc.) and to the maximum extent feasible relies upon crop rotations, crop residues, animal manures, off-farm organic waste, mineral grade rock additives and biological system of nutrient…

I Received a Beautiful Gift

Writing is one of the most beautiful art forms. I never like to be called ‘a writer’, I like being admired as an artist. And, if there is anything that I am extremely grateful for, it’s the experiences that have led me to delve into this art form. When I started writing at the age…

The Existence of Guilt with Paromita Bardoloi

On November 17th, I was live with spoken word artist and writer Paromita Bardoloi today and we talked about guilt, mourning, how human consistencies or inconsistencies can be generational and ancestral in nature. I have never seen a woman so self-affirmed in her individual capacity as she is and she gave some of it to me too!…

Cracks

Today ‘was’ one of those many days when her stomach flinched in the morning as she stepped out of the house and there was this voice in her head echoing, “It’s not working out!” She had started to feel like that quite a lot lately. Habitual as it is for her, she siloed herself in…

Facebook Live with Jenny Choken!

This Sunday,  I was FB live with Sunita Singh Choken aka Jenny Choken. Jenny is a mountaineer, 2016 Nari Shakti award winner, 2018 Kalpana Chawla award winner, 2018 Adarsh Mahila award winner and ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ ambassador. It was an absolute honor to interview Jenny and learn so much from her. After watching the interview…