About

A magazine of personal essays, humour (with any luck), observation (with a little more luck) and obsession (with frightening ease). The tagline is from ‘The Jaguar’ by Ted Hughes.

Contributors

Gautam Raja is a writer from Bangalore, currently based in Los Angeles. His plays have been performed in the US, the UK and India. His freelance credits include Conde Nast Traveler, Time Out Dubai and beliefnet.org, as well as several publications in India. He writes regularly for the Dubai-based English daily Gulf News, notably for its op-ed column ‘Off the Cuff’ on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, and has done so since 2005.

The Minkey Chief feels slightly nauseated on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, and just can’t understand why. It’s been going on for years. He’ll manage to pinch out an article or two of minor note on one of the other days of the month. What is a minkey you ask? This, the chief answers.

Both characters above contribute to Velokundi, a blog about cycling.