Geneva Diaries #67*

A Dedication, Wheatley, Mirko, Divorce Anniversary 3/21/15 Re sending A dedication- March 21st, 2015! Dear Roger, sorry for the numerous emails but I’m resending with the correct anniversary date. In all my passion and fury I mixed up the date! Dear Roger, You are my friend and confidant, and at this point, I need youContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #67*”

Geneva Diaries #64*

Kadambari, Kashmir, Hamlet, Haider On Sat, Jan 31, 2015, Roger Stevenson wrote: Dear Purnima, That’s great that you are going to do another trip to California via Geneva, but your choice of dates is terrible as far as getting together in the Bay Area. We are going to Paris in March and will be thereContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #64*”

Geneva Diaries #60*

Cartier-Bresson, The Lunchbox,  Greek Philosophers, English Adventurers and Awesome GF’s! On Thu, Mar 20, 2014, Roger wrote:Dear Purnima, And I can’t believe it either.  It has been a week and a half since we had our little stroll through the Latin Quarter. I hope you had a good flight home and that you didn’t haveContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #60*”

Geneva Diaries #59*

Privacy, Cyberspace, Human Error, T&C, Scrapping, Morality in Virtual Space Time On Monday, September 9, 2013, Roger wrote: Dear Purnima, Are you still transfixed with pins to a board, like a beautiful butterfly specimen in a natural history museum?  That is somehow an image that I can’t quite reconcile with my still-vivid memories of FrenchContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #59*”

Geneva Diaries #57*

Tiger Cave, Chimeras, Merchant of Venice, Blood, Biometrics, Technology, Genetics The Tiger Cave above from Mahabalipuram, India is meant to depict “yeli” a cross between a lion and a tiger but I see a chimera, a cross of multifold tusked and horned beasts, the perfect setting for our grand theatre!  5/27/12 Dear Purnima,  It’s beenContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #57*”

Geneva Diaries #56*

Vernacular Bible – Language for the People, Dussehra Ramayana, Emojis – Multimedia, Le Loi Pour Les Nuls  10/21/12 Purr-Gate-(s)Tory Contined… Dear Roger, How wonderful to get two emails from you back to back! So, you have not forgotten me, that feels so good…even though you may have forgotten my birthday. But your fabulously vivid emails reContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #56*”


Legacy of Persia,  South to Samarkand, French and British Authors, Engadine and Eden-Paradise 7/2/12 Dear Roger, As I continue to hallucinate in this incredible fifty degree heatwave, I find myself revisiting the dreamscapes of Switzerland. Could these green rolling hills, dotted with wildflowers, crystal blue lakes inhabit the same earth as the heat and dust weContinue reading “GENEVA DIARIES #53*”

Geneva Diaries #47*

I Express Therefore I Am – Cave Art – Universal Human Rights Cave Art – Art makes Man  11/11/11 Dear Roger, Thanks to you my mind is being stormed by the idea of what exactly it is that makes us human.  Is this immortal quest through time a need to identify and express the self?Continue reading “Geneva Diaries #47*”

Geneva Diaries #44

Women and Choice, French Films, Geneva Blockbuster, Jack and Gilles 5/29/11 Dear Purnima, Are you back in Geneva again ?  I hope you had a wonderful time in London. See anyone or anything totally fascinating ? I agree that the male dominated societies in which we live insist on making choices for “their” women, choicesContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #44”

Geneva Diaries #43

Jack and Gilles -Law and technology Vanishing Saraswati On May 24, 2011, Roger wrote: Dear Purnima, It’s me again with a link  to a great article about DSK.  I am thrilled that someone has finally made the link  between what happened at the Sofitel hotel and what the IMF and other financial organizations have doneContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #43”