The flaneur in Mumbai

India, March 2 -- As the new year dawned, I recalled what a friend, John, had mentioned a few years ago. You could walk, he'd said, all the way from Bandra to Versova. This, by road, is around 11 kilo... Read More

On discovering Terry Pratchett's Discworld

India, Jan. 20 -- The writer Terry Pratchett once declared in an interview and also in numerous biographical notes appended to his books that he was not writing literature. This was possibly tongue-in... Read More