Kamini Ramachandran, as a profession, enchants many with the tales she tells, carefully plucked from the expansive repertoire she inherited from her maternal grandfather who often regaled her with stories growing up, of the village fool and colourful tales of tropical Kerala – where he was from – and of the many hilarious adventures and escapades he found himself in during his youth. Much of the richness of her stories come from her travels around the world, visiting the village communities of the Indian cities of Thanjavur and Shillong to understand Khasi myths, and closer to home, the Temiar people ...
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