For writers, bookshops are a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you were probably first inspired to have writing ambitions somewhere in a bookshop, surrounded by the wonder of words; On the other hand, bookshops and the books in them can be the greatest obstacle to writing that was ever conceived.
The burden of best laid plans is that we must fulfil them, Decisions were made and now action must follow, Meanwhile, we imagine these plans and build them, Until they’re a mountain impossible to swallow. We decorate and gild, and wrap them in fine leather, We worry and fret, and wonder if they’ll ever be, […]
Yesterday I got on to a bus with nine members of a brass band. It all started with my favourite pastime in Mumbai, taking a bus towards the south of the city, the older more historical section of this sprawling metropolis. A red BEST (Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport) bus on route #85 is my […]