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Roman tombstones – Pt 2

Dannicus the knight, Munatius from Lugdunum (modern Lyon, France), Metellus……..2000 years hence and your name and mine will be forgotten; these live on.

The Mahabharat Quest : The Alexander Secret – My review

Here’s a link to this book review. I haven’t done these in a long while….

Mussourie and Landour – Days of wine and roses — My review

Just a small review on goodreads.com… Here’s the link.

Five photos, five stories – Part 3: The Jungle reclaims

Day 3 This is in response to Kritika’s Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge. Thank you, for giving me this challenge, you know how crazy silly I am for such things. 😀 The challenge is – “Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be fiction or non-fiction, … Continue reading


People often ask me what I do, sitting alone in my room. These days it’s more to do with my depression, but not always. This is the book I’ve been reading, rather started reading. On page 45 is mentioned Lugalbanda, ruler of Erech, the second oldest city in Sumer. He was apparently such an important and … Continue reading

Unbelievable, and not in the good sense, sadly

    Penguin claims this book “brings Indian History to life”. I would posit that this book and its author kill Indian history, dismember the corpse, burn the remains and plod mechanically through the ashes.    Now that I’ve vent my spleen, so to speak, let’s vent a little more. 🙂    This isn’t a … Continue reading