Christmas

Christmas Memory

I grew up in a traditional Bengali family in Calcutta. We celebrated Durga puja and Kali puja and Saraswati puja and Lakshmi puja – prioritised exactly in that order – in terms of excitement, spending, decorations and cuisine! Christmas was not exactly ‘celebrated’ but a Nahoum cake was a must Read more…

Fact

Monarch Butterfly, The King of Butterflies

Monarch butterflies are the most beautiful of all butterflies, some say, and are considered the “king” of the butterflies, hence the name “monarch”. The monarch butterfly may be the most widely recognized of all American butterflies with its distinct orange, black, and white wings. While beautiful, this colouring actually sends Read more…