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Shakuntala and the Lost Ring
The lovely Shakuntala is wooed by a great King, but almost at once he forgets her.
by Clay Lane
Sing Us a Song of Zion
The Sultan of Aceh in northern Sumatra welcomed
his guests from Christian England with an unexpected gesture of friendship.
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall 1867-1941
Poets and Poetry
Six Honest Serving-Men
A professional journalist and author recognises that he has met his match
by Rudyard Kipling 1865-1936
Treat Me Like a King!
When Porus, the Indian king, surrendered to Alexander the
Great at Jhelum, he had only one request to make of him.
by Flavius Arrianus 2nd century AD
Two Queens of Travancore
Lakshmi and her sister Parvati enlisted the help of the British Resident, Colonel Munro, to steady the Kingdom of Travancore.
Victoria and the Munshi
Abdul Karim’s rapid rise in Victoria’s household made him enemies.
The Copy Book
Think and Speak