Sudha Devi Nayak

The joy of finding one’s name in print

In a newspaper, the middle column finds itself between the erudite editorial and the letters of an enlightened reading audience with their considered notes of assent and dissent.

23 Mar 2019

Old world charm of an Andhra hill station

Some places deserve a revisit just as some books deserve a reread.

19 Feb 2019

Indelible memories that give life meaning

We are living in an imperfect world where most things are transient and change is the only constant, to voice the time-worn cliché, except for our memories.

12 Jan 2019

The staying power of biblical dramas

It is that time of the year once again. Soon, Christmas will come.

20 Dec 2018

My year of unending  grief after his death

Twelve long months.  It could be twelve years. It could be a lifetime for a let-up from the numbing grief. It comes in a rush of painful waves, in wrenching jabs.

26 Nov 2018

Her adventures have only just begun

She is a star. She has a mind of her own and exercised her charms liberally on all she came across without fear or favour.

03 Nov 2018

Letting go of my rambling mansion

It was a wrenching affair, a cutting of roots as we shifted from our home that had housed three generations of the family.

25 Sep 2018