Labours of Love: Part Two

Written by R. Venkat Ramanujam Part 2 of 2 (Read Part 1 here) Drops of fresh pig-blood trickled down from Kutuk’s upper arms and chest, and stained his brand new pink loin cloth. A thick beaded necklace hung from his neck. Richard respectfully placed a glass of milk-tea in front, next to the kerosene lantern. Kutuk…

Labours of Love: Part One

Written by R. Venkat Ramanujam Part 1 of 2 Emily looked up at me and smiled her shy, dazzling smile. I might have turned a deep red but was saved from embarrassment by the colour of my skin. “I was at the market just now, and bought this for you, er, for your family. This is…

Use Your Smartphone Smartly: Apps in Ecological Research

Written by Soumya K.V. Have you ever wondered what your smartphone can do besides making calls, waking you up, reminding you of things to do, navigating your way, accessing your emails, communicating with your friends, accessing social media, taking pictures, playing music and videos, and so on? We all have smartphones but do we use…