Geneva Diaries #34*

Poetry and Prose from The East and The West, Kalidasa, The Soldier, Oscar Wilde, Mythology Greek and Indian, Naga Sadhus and Evangeline 1/15/11 Dear Roger, It was fabulous seeing you the other day. I felt closer than ever before, like a best (boy) friend (the girl one is taken) or even family, perhaps a pastContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #34*”

Geneva Diaries #33*

Assange – Journalist or Spy, Language – Hindi/Urdu, I Kissed a Girl, Laws in The Real and Cyberworld Dear Purnima, I find I’m missing having a nice, long chat with you.  It’s been ages since we last went for coffee.  Let’s try and get together next week sometime.  I found this video about the waterContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #33*”

Geneva Diaries #32*

Dinner, Gods and Demons, Paris, Property, Cyberlaw, Assange and Tom Dispatch 12/11/10 Dear Roger, It was my pleasure to have you and the family join me at home for dinner! I do hope we can plan a repeat upon their return from their around the world adventures. The dinner provided me with endless ammunition forContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #32*”

Geneva Diaries #31*

In the Belly Of The Beast – The UN and Modigliani – The Spy Museum and Snowden 12/02/10 Dear Roger, I revisited Coubert and l’Origine du Monde, and discovered that the art did not quite fit, the lines, the colors were somehow not really me. I would like to introduce you to Modigliani, an artistContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #31*”

Geneva Diaries #30*

Art, Sexxx, Censorship – L’Origine Du Monde 11/18/10 Dear Roger, Really looking forward to the much anticipated sushi meal and can’t wait to check out your kitchen, a true labor of love! I also wish to show off my current avatar, David Coverdale, I now have the hair, the swagger the attitude (all minus theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #30*”

Geneva Diaries #29*

Tech Troubles, Vagabond(er), Marche des Huguenots, Centennial of the 19th amendment- Women’s Right To Vote 11/01/10 Dear Roger, It was wonderful as usual to see you last week, and as usual I was thrilled you enjoyed my cooking. Unfortunately, the rest of the day didn’t quite unfold as I had planned, we didn’t tour theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #29*”

Geneva Diaries #28*

Delhi Commonwealth Games, The Punjabis, Dalrymple, Unani, India and The Search for Spirituality and Composite Culture 8/15/2021 Today, on August 15th, India’s Independence Day, I wish to share this snipped from my diary-letters to Roger showcasing the fabulous composite culture of India reflecting the Idea of India. 10/03/10 Dear Roger, Thinking of you on thisContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #28*”

Geneva Diaries #27*

Language and The Presumption of Innocence – OED Online – Le Chat Qui Parle 8/28/10 Dear Roger, Another visit to the video library and another struggle with movie titles, do help!  I just saw an English movie, one which we had recently watched, called “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt”, titled in french as “Presume Coupable”! Now,Continue reading “Geneva Diaries #27*”

Geneva Diaries #26*

Privacy, Coppet, Mdm De Staël, Met, Princess Broglie, Lucretia, 4th A 8/11/10 Dear Roger, This story takes me back a couple years to a lazy spring afternoon, where I lay in my glorious garden bursting with flowers enjoying the sunshine of sunny California, when my little daughter came running out (to disturb my peace onceContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #26*”

Geneva Diaries #24*

The Matterhorn – Monte Cervino – The Italian Alps – Climbing Mt. Shasta 7/5/10 Dear Roger Just spent the night at the recommended hotel and it was perfect, room, views, location and the breakfast was ok but the cherry on the topping was the old 1980s Euro-pop that brought back memories of fun dance partiesContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #24*”