Author interview: Two Michelin star chef Sergi Arola

He speaks simply but directly in an irresistible Spanish accent; his athletic, heavily tattooed frame displaying all the emotions of a man doubly possessed... by music and food. Two Michelin star chef Sergi Arola started out with dreams of becoming a rock musician but eventually pulled on chef's whites and went on to conquer the … Continue reading Author interview: Two Michelin star chef Sergi Arola

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Cooking tips from Masterchef Australia contestant

Rishi Desai made news in 2013 when he became the first Indian to make it to the Top 5 of acclaimed food show Masterchef Australia. Since then, he has published cookbook Modern Indian and led a food tour through the most fascinating food destinations in India, with Masterchef Travels. Here are Rishi's top tips for cooking like … Continue reading Cooking tips from Masterchef Australia contestant

Lifestyle Design Hero: Simona Terron, The Heart Chef

This month's Lifestyle Design Hero has been a guest columnist on Human Writes: Simona Terron. Remember the heartfelt series of letters to her kitten Laurie and more recently, her delicious cold soup recipes? This lifestyle journalist has worked with magazines like HELLO, Elle Decor, Hotelier India, been publicist for luxury hotel ITC Grand Chola and … Continue reading Lifestyle Design Hero: Simona Terron, The Heart Chef

Author interview: Chris Mandeville on writer’s block and fiction v/s non-fiction

On the eve of the release of her book 'Quake', here's an interview with our guest writer, American sci-fi/ fantasy novelist Chris Mandeville. After growing up in California and graduating from the University of California at Berkeley, Chris married a U.S. Air Force officer and moved from state to state, as well as to British Columbia, … Continue reading Author interview: Chris Mandeville on writer’s block and fiction v/s non-fiction

Author interview: French graphic novelist Nicolas Wild

Nicolas Wild did not expect his works to be translated in English for Indian readers. "Being published in India made me very happy. I wasn't sure whether my books would be understood in another culture. Nobody wanted to publish them in the UK where they were seen as too French, too graphic, too I don't … Continue reading Author interview: French graphic novelist Nicolas Wild

Guest post: Yoga is my only purpose | Vikrant Sawant

[His first guest post was about the healing effects of yoga. In his second guest post for Human Writes, yoga instructor and miracle worker Vikrant Sawant tells the moving story of his self-actualisation through yogic sadhana and teaching. He has switched from a corporate job to devoting all his time to spreading the authentic yogic … Continue reading Guest post: Yoga is my only purpose | Vikrant Sawant

Are you committing these summer sins?

Your skin is the largest organ you have, and summer is the season it bears the brunt of the sun, heat and humidity. Are your habits (or non-habits) making this sensitive organ more susceptible to problems like tanning, sun burn, blackheads, pimples and acne? Who better to ask about skin sins than India's original beauty … Continue reading Are you committing these summer sins?

FitCon bodybuilding champ has fitness advice for you

FitCon 2017 Open Class winner William Isaac went in-depth into nutrition and supplementation in my previous post. William has won 3rd place in UKBFF South Coast 2017 (the United Kingdom branch of the IFBB Bodybuilding federation), and has competed in both, Arnold Classic 2017 and EVLS Prague 2017, the world's greatest display of professional bodybuilding. … Continue reading FitCon bodybuilding champ has fitness advice for you

Bodybuilding champ William Isaac talks nutrition

Londoner William Isaac is the FITCON Classic 2017 Open class Champion. Bodybuilding is a passion for this fund accountant (yup, he holds a day job and does weightlifting almost daily). William has won 3rd place in UKBFF South Coast 2017 (the United Kingdom branch of the IFBB Bodybuilding federation), and has competed in both, Arnold Classic 2017 … Continue reading Bodybuilding champ William Isaac talks nutrition

Non-fiction author’s 6 must-read pieces of advice for aspiring writers

"When you are obsessed with your topic, you will automatically write all the time. It's like being in love. You will always find the time," says Karma Sutra author Rajendar Menen. He talked extensively on writing On reading "I read all the papers after my daily yoga session. I read everything -- from comic strips … Continue reading Non-fiction author’s 6 must-read pieces of advice for aspiring writers