Dispatches from Kochi

Dispatches from Kochi is a series of ten stories from Kochi in Kerala in India, written by Robert Wood. These stories are concerned with life in this small town as a type of crossroads where people from all walks of life interact and reflect on their place in the world.

Written by Robert Wood, this series brings to light the texture and tone of everyday life in this small port town.
Dhal Roti looks at the demonetisation crisis in India through the lens of a local restaurant.
Renji is the story of auto rickshaws who will fix your problems.
Railway is a story that brings to life one of India's greatest icons: trains
Coins and Alcohol is a story about Christie, an eccentric figure with a love of coins.
The Indian economy is full of small shopkeepers. Lakshman looks at just one.
As a port city, Kochi is connected to the ocean. Clean Up Day highlights how important it is to look after nature.
Musing on holiday makers who come from near and far, Tourists paints the scene for one of Kochi's major industries.
Chechi is about labour politics and work culture in Kochi.
Art is the final story in this series. It is about the role of art and stories in connecting us to the rest of the world.
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Sep
17
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May
2
Local Colombian intellectual Karen Escobar speaks on the current situation in Colombia by weaving personal anecdote with political commentary, social history, and cultural observation. Book Online
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May
20
This workshop is suited to a range of abilities, from a basic understanding of narrative, to the capacity to experiment with language, form and structure. Book Online
Graphic image of a man with black reading glasses sitting at a desk and writing on a notebook. Pink and red mountain ranges are behind him on the horizon.
Jun
18
Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. Hosted by Siobhan Hodge. Book Online
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