Geneva Diaries #19*

Mulling over Morocco: Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart and Where did all the Good Guys Go? Kabuki in California, Gion, Kyoto, Nagasaki and the Nuclear Arms Race 4/21/10 On Sun, Apr 18, 2010. Dear Purnima, It’s our last night in Kyoto, and we’ve had a marvelous time here, although my feet are tired and sore from all theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #19*”

Geneva Diaries #18*

Morocco Letters 1, 2 &3 Tue, Apr 6, 2010 Dear Purnima, Where are you ? ! !  Have you been kidnapped and spirited off to a desert harem somewhere in the Sahara ?  I miss hearing from you ! Hugs, Roger Roger Stevenson Fri, Apr 9, 2010, Dear Roger I am at the airport inContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #18*”

Geneva Diaries #17*

6 Blind men and The Elephant – Grislidis Real Geneva – Strasbourg – Cult of Mithras 3/28/10 Dear Purnima, On my way back from an incredible weekend in Zermatt, your classic and quaint alpine ski resort with the misty mysterious Matterhorn looming in the backdrop. The skiing was incredible, and I met a charming Parisian whoContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #17*”

Geneva Diaries #16*

Villa Pondicherry – Cyberlaws – Wanted Dead or Alive – Women Equal Pay for Equal Work 02/09/10 Dear Roger, I sitting down to write on my new desk in my new room. Yes, things have been juggled once again and I am where I started off…Snakes and Ladders I guess, but all i want toContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #16*”

Geneva Diaries #14

Indian Mythology, Temples and Spiritual Journeys, Vamana, Jatayu, Servetus, 9/11, Privacy and The New Social Contract 1/16/10 Dear Roger, We last left off in Goa, the Indo-Portugese paradise with swaying palm tree, blue beaches and white washed churches. At that time, despite Murakami lying besides me, I opted for Dawkins whom I relished but couldContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #14”

Geneva Diaries #13

Goa and the Rickshaw driver, Madhubala in Manhattan, The Crane and The Magical Lake 12/24/09 Dear Roger, Greetings from Glorious Goa! Sun, sand, surf and gooood smoke, a constant 30 degrees…it could not get better! I absolutely have to bring u to my universe, this little Indo-Portugese haven on the west coast of India, even ifContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #13”

Geneva Diaries # 8

Arundhati Roy, France, US, Sex, Kamasutra, Khajuraho, Tale of Genji, Catalan Cutie 10/16/09 On Fri, Nov 6, 2009, Roger Stevenson wrote: Dear Purnima,  What a fantastic email, and no, I am not overdoing it when I say that you have many of the same traces of brilliance in your writing as does Arundhati Roy.  WhileContinue reading “Geneva Diaries # 8”

Geneva Diaries #10

Tagore 17 Years, Alice, Art and Maths, Millennium, Wanted: Dead or Alive 11/21/09 She used to call his name  M- – -…M- – -…m- – -… Dear Roger, As the 21st of March approaches, I look back on the 17 years… I wish to share with you a poem by Rabindranath Tagore (Lipika) translated byContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #10”

Geneva Diaries #7, #9

Geneva, Romania, Privacy, Pirates Manifesto,Magritte Museum, Rahu Ketu, Diwali and Diderot and d’Alembert 10/08/09  Dear Purnima, I feel like I’m still floating in a sea of neglected chores and catch up after being gone for four days, and that after wading through the throngs of tourists in Barcelona on Sunday afternoon.  We did catch aContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #7, #9”

Geneva Diaries #6

The Black Pearl, Jack Sparrow, The Case For Polanski, Yet another collage pour moi et pour toi 9/28/09 Dear Roger, I saw a fabulous movie this weekend which immediately lifted my spirits, Good Morning England a “must see”! Its about a band of rogue DJ’s broadcasting their music which was scandalous and unacceptable to the establishmentContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #6”