Kalwinder Singh Dhindsa is a British Punjabi author, whose debut book was a memoir called MY FATHER & THE LOST LEGEND OF PEAR TREE - PART ONE.
A true story about a Doctor Who loving Sikh Derby boy and his quest for happiness.
"My Father & The Lost Legend of Pear Tree is essentially a story about my father’s suicide. In a series of moments in my life I reconnect with Steve Bloomer, a ghostly pale face from the past, who then takes me on a journey of regeneration and discovery. Thus allowing me to eventually come to terms with my father’s death and in the process kick off my quest for happiness. Told in a non-linear time format I take the reader through a journey in time. Recounting how my father, myself and Steve Bloomer all grew up in Pear Tree, Derby and what then became of all our lives."
Born to Punjabi parents in Derby in 1979, Kal was raised as a Sikh. For the first twenty eight years of his life he lived in the Pear Tree area of Normanton in Derby.
Part Two of MY FATHER & THE LOST LEGEND OF PEAR TREE was released in May 2018.
His hobbies include playing the bongo drums.
Kal is married with two children and still lives in Derby.
Follow him on Twitter: @KhalSir @PearTreeDerby
My Father & The Lost Legend of Pear Tree - Part One (2016)
Punjabi Alphabet Activity Book (2016)
Homelands Revisited (2017)
Punjabi Number Activity Book (2017)
Punjabi Exercise Book (2017)
Punjabi Activity Book (2017)
My Father & The Lost Legend of Pear Tree - Part Two (2018)
The Colour of Madness: Exploring BAME mental health in the UK (2018)
Pear Tree Rambler (2018).
Pear Tree Rampage (2019).