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Children's World

Welcome to my childhood world of books! .
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You would have heard of the Dolls museum in New Delhi… Started by the greatest Grandfather of all time – Shankar of Shankar’s weekly immortality (far more than fame)… It is Shankar who started this museum, sometime forty or fifty years back…. 1,195 more words

Culture Notes

King Yoof's Top 5 Jungle Raves

Jungle Fever at the Sanctuary

One of my all time fav jungle raves…. this was when Andy C was the warm up Dj and Hype smashed it for 2 hours,  Grooverider rewound Scottie 5 times at the end of the night. 227 more words

Releases

Imperial Ejaculations - Reflections on "Ten Books that Shaped Empire": Dilip Menon

Guest Post by Dilip M. Menon

Unlike Salman Rushdie, I did not grow up kissing books, I merely collected them. From provision stores, sidewalks, and from booksellers who were eccentric enough to try and survive by selling second hand books, in the small towns and yet-to-become cities of post independent India. 1,072 more words

Bad Ideas

Gary Bartz: Libra (1967) Another Earth (1968) Milestone

 LJC “BILLY BUNTER” EDITION (For the uninitiated, Billy Bunter was the fat boy of British fictional “Greyfriars” private school)

DOUBLE HELPING!!

GARY BARTZ: LIBRA and… 890 more words

Milestone

There Are Jewels In The Crown Of England’s Glory – Part Nine

Oi, oi, pin back your lugs for the next couplet of Ian Dury’s England’s Glory in our attempt to establish the quintessence of Englishness.

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Culture

What I'm reading over Christmas vs what I'm pretending to read

What I’m pretending to read this Christmas, so as to make people think I’m an intellectual:

What I’m actually reading this Christmas:

I think the Bunter books are better written, anyway. 70 more words