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  • The Dave Brubeck Quartet

    Time Farthest Out

    One day, back when thick rimmed glasses hadn’t “come back”, quite simply because they hadn’t left yet, Dave Brubeck set out to look for his mojo.
  • Courting the Countryside

    Newbie in Nuker

    Himachali women are a refreshing change from those I have encountered in the northern plains of rural India.
  • Do or Die?

    People who swear by fancy-sounding diets would do better to promote the love of good food than make debatable claims.
  • Rasmai Ya Ramgarh?

    Spending some time with a villager almost always assures one that change is the only constant we all look forward to.
  • Game On?

    Expectations, they say, kill an idea. And after reading Guy Ritchie's Gamekeeper, I agree vehemently.
  • A Bit of Jeeves and Wooster

    Everyone has their own perfect Jeeves and Wooster, but I can't see anyone other than Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie in those roles.
  • The Tea Party (Part 2)

    This decade has rendered us incapable of facing a gathering on a Sunday without a cocktail or three.
  • Hiking Up Hipti

    Seven households, one school, and one tiny gompa (monastery) make up Hipti, a small village in Ladakh.
  • The Tea Party (Part 1)

    It was no surprise, then, that I, like the rest of my generation, embraced the coffee culture with a vengeance. It was my way of telling tea to go to hell.
  • Track Record

    Ravi Chopra's The Burning Train (1980), with its unpredictable twists and turns, entertains and educates.
  • Revisiting Mahabharat

    Just one viewing of this old classic by B. R. Chopra shows us all that is wrong with Hindi television today.
  • A Space Odyssey?

    It is not very incredulous to foresee a future where sentient mechanical beings will take over the mantle of evolution from human beings.

ACK #7

By Monsoon Company