Writings on The Wall #14: Autumn Festivities

The Covid pandemic has cast such a long shadow over most of 2020, that as we near the end of the year I can't help but think of ways in which we can celebrate despite the virus. November seems to be the month for festivities of some kind in most parts of the world, from… Continue reading Writings on The Wall #14: Autumn Festivities

What End of Lockdown Means for Women

As India and many other countries gradually lift or relax lockdown conditions in their towns and villages, no one would welcome this more than the women who suffer domestic violence and abuse in their homes. They will finally have a chance to breathe free. At least for most of the working hours that they or… Continue reading What End of Lockdown Means for Women

Perpetually Locked-down Women

As a sort of post script to my blog post of yesterday on women in crisis all over the world - through Covid and beyond - I thought I'd share a little poem that I wrote. It is about women who live their lives under a kind of perpetual lockdown, Covid has merely cast a… Continue reading Perpetually Locked-down Women