What 16 Days on a Bus With My Dad Taught Me About Life and Loss

Published online for Father’s Day at FLARE.com and in print for FLARE‘s September issue. Last year, my family of three boarded the plane to India, but only two of us needed tickets. My dad’s blue backpack contained our passports, an unlocked cell phone, and my mother’s ashes. My mum never really talked about the possibility of her […]

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ANOKHI Media: Why Was 2013 The Year Of Selfies

Appeared online for ANOKHI Media, Jan. 27, 2014 “1, 2, 3…Smile!” In the past, these instructions were usually said to a posed cluster of people but last year, social-media lovers increasingly turned the camera around. Armed with smartphones, and at times, a well-practiced duck face, “selfies” became a social media staple in 2013. With platforms like […]

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