Vol IV An Angel on the Rocks

Heavenly bliss is lying down on my sofa, eyes closed, late on a Sunday morning, the usual weekday noise – traffic, construction, the loud conversations of building maintenance staff – temporarily suspended and listening to music instead. Listening to my favourite musicians, submitting to the magic they never fail to recreate as soon as they begin to play. Continue reading


Vol IV SuperCall

Ranjit Lal‘s  first book, The Crow Chronicles’ was published by Penguin in 1998. Twenty-four more followed since, both fiction and non fiction for adults and more so for kids.  His last book Taklu and Shroom was published by HarperCollins India in April 2012. His interests are Natural history especially birds, dogs, and photography, automobiles, humor, and most recently, cooking. Continue reading

Vol IV Pick-me-up

I had never heard of Nikola Tesla until I chanced upon The Invention of Everything Else by Samantha Hunt. Suddenly it seemed that Tesla and I had a mysterious connection. That night while channel surfing I paused to watch an episode of Criminal Minds, and Tesla is mentioned by a character. The next morning someone had posted  a link about Tesla on facebook http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla….curiouser and curiouser… Continue reading