Mumbai



If you know you want to put out a podcast, there is a #podcasting workshop for you! I’m working on a calendar that goes three months out now and if you’d like to know when @Sonologue is coming to your city (or if you’d like to invite me to conduct a hashtag#workshop in your city) do let me know. So far, I have basic and advanced workshops lined up in […]

New workshops in the works for 2019/2020


PODCASTING 101 is back. Learn everything you need to put out your first podcast from scratch, without massive expenses!   Mumbai, Sept 1 at Doolally Khar https://bit.ly/podcastsep1 Bangalore, Sept 9 https://bit.ly/podcastsep9 Delhi, Sept 22 https://bit.ly/podcastsep22 Registration is open. Limited seats. All details on what the DIY crash course includes available in the links


Mumbai is one of only a few major conurbations in the world to boast urban flamingos. But a new bridge will cut through their habitat and most likely drive them away. For World Migratory Bird day on May 10, my web story (longer, more comprehensive reportage) appeared on the DW.de environment page. You can read it here: Bridge Threatens Mumbai’s Flamingos. But I also did a radio story that came […]

Mumbai’s Flamingos & the transharbour link


According to the last census, India has 500,000 self-declared transgender people. And since April 2014, the Indian government has mandated that forms have a “third gender” box on forms, along with male and female. But many suspect that there are many more transgender folks living in the shadows in India. And for some, a much older word than transgender applies: Hijra.

India’s new “Happy” song has a complicated back story – ...


Every year here in Mumbai, Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of new beginnings, gets an 11-day party. He comes home to those who invite him. It’s a happy, fun and noisy time of year in this part of the country. For a festival that started out as a single day on which patriots could subvert the colonial government’s ban on public gatherings, it’s taken on a life of its own. But, […]

On Ganeshotsav – colorful, noisy, insane: A web piece for ...