• Shilpa Krishnan

    ... is someone for whom happiness is the pursuit of words — reading, writing and narrating tales, tall and short. She lives near the sea with a cat she adopted and a kitten that adopted her and spends the evenings at the beach with her ten best friends, all canine. She can be contacted, Wi-Fi-willing, at shilpakrishnan42@gmail.com.

At first the city belle feels like a misfit out in the wild, but soon enough she learns how to bell the cat that is village life.
Cuckoo school, nestled amid the tranquil Jawadhu Hills, is an unorthodox space that inculcates the ways of sustainable living among children in rural Tamil Nadu. | Wikimedia Commons