Masala Chai

… again the emerald green pallu of her sari tucked in at her hips, across her breast, and cough it up over her shoulder a hush of paprika and burnt honey across my face. —   from ‘Wrap’ by Aimee Nezhukumatathil India is unrelenting and wildly beautiful. It is an endless array of colour and […]

Iced Tea, 2 Ways

“I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.” – from ‘Notes from Underground’, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Brisbane summers are not for the feint of heart. By August spring is on the wind, and well before the new year summer has made herself good and comfortable. The air is […]