Last Word, Miscellany

The Lady and the Fan


Sunday Jul 23rd, 12:30AM EDT: Now at home sipping tea after the longish drive back from Niagara-On-the-Lake for dinner and theatre (or theater, if Murrcan) with the missus. Every time I see or read a play, I'm amazed at the depth of emotion playwrights can evoke in me. Schaffer's Equus or Amadeus, in particular, are… Continue reading The Lady and the Fan

Music, Slo-Man

about Words and Music


The Slo-Man cannot read music. He finds western classic music notation binding and constricted. It may have made perfect sense hundreds of years ago when pens were quills and making dots and flowing marks was easier to do. The arbitrary names of notes and disorderly collection of notes in a scale disturb his need for… Continue reading about Words and Music

Miscellany, Peeved Punjabi

A question of space


How big should a space be? How long should a blog post be? And, yes, I know. You were hoping and praying I would continue the cricket post. However, despite never winning the vaguest, tiniest Versatile Blogger award amongst the hundreds that I see being handed out, I plan to provide variety here. Which means… Continue reading A question of space

Cricket, Personal Stories

Bats, batsman, batting


< For those who've found this post by searching for "mustard oil on cricket bat" or similar search terms, my advice is DON"T. My two older, much, much older, brothers were already established stars in school cricket when I got my first cricket bat. A Gunn and Moore Nonjar, size 3, I believe. I was… Continue reading Bats, batsman, batting