Gorgeous cartoons of India's vibrant wildlife.
It's a rainy, booky, pots of tea day, and so I will finally try and compile that book list I've been asked several times to do. The request, if I remember right, was to list books that have influenced me the most. I'm not sure what that means, exactly; Sarat Chandra, for example, makes me... Continue Reading →
Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for.
"Goodness, buying at a sale? I fart in your general direction!"
I saw Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam on television a year or so after its release (we shall return to it in a future post, perhaps, as I have much to say about its antecedents). For the next few days, I hounded every acquaintance who could conceivably have read the book, and exclaimed, "Goodness, did... Continue Reading →
I will be brief in my disappointment. Terry Pratchett's Raising Steam is not worth your time. And now let us be downright expansive about why this is so. Although the premise of the book--the discovery of the power of live steam and the harnessing of it to set up the known Disc's first railway service--is... Continue Reading →