Author’s talk will benefit HEAL children

AUTHOR Rosie Thomas will discuss her latest book The Kashmir Shawl and how her love of travel and adventure has inspired much of her writing, in a talk to be held to be held as part of the Oundle Festival of Literature, at St Peter’s Church, Oundle on June 21 (7.30pm). Profits from this event […]

Shepherd boy escapes poverty trap to shine as a student

FROM a very young age, Koteswara Nayak worked as a shepherd boy, helping his father in the fields of rural Andhra Pradesh. Coming from a very poor tribal family, he was expected to help his parents and, like many children from such impoverished backgrounds, Koteswara Nayak and his sister did not attend school. But when […]