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Chasing the Monsoon (kl)

‘Chasing the Monsoon’ by Alexander Frater

Many readers will be familiar with the important annual phenomenon of the monsoon, whether in India, Goa or somewhere further east. When the rains finally come and break the intense summer heat and drought, there is an enormous sense of relief, relaxation and jubilation. After a fascinating conversation in London, which he describes in detail, […]

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Jesus (kl)

‘When Jesus lived in India’ by Alan Jacobs

During the First Council of Nicaea in AD 325, the Church selected the four Gospels according to Mark, Matthew, Luke and John as the prime sources of ‘truth’ for the Bible stories about Jesus. The 55 or so other known Gospels with both supportive as well as conflicting and sometimes astonishingly different stories were either […]

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‘What’s better today?’ by Dr. John Kenworthy

What a wonderful way to greet somebody, to open a conversation, to express interest, to create a bond, to show concern. Just those three words, a socially safe and acceptable way of saying “I love you” with interest but without commitment. In some sense, this question is the key theme to the success of the […]

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Adrenal (kl)

‘Adrenal Fatigue’ by James L. Wilson

Imagine: you feel tired, you’re constantly tired and you drag yourself through the day (with the help of caffeine). Your nights are broken and soundest sleep is between about 7 and 9 a.m. You have odd pains everywhere in your body (you may already have been told by a doctor that you have ‘fibromyalgia’, which […]

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Alex (kl)

‘Alex’s Adventures in Numberland’ by Alex Bellos

What? An easy to read book about maths? Yes – and the curious title, delightfully reminiscent of Lewis Carroll’s book about Alice, provides an instant insight into the playful approach to mathematics and the science of numbers that Bellos employs. The author… … is a journalist with a definite bent for numbers. For years he […]

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Swallow (sm)

‘Swallow this’ by Joanna Blythman

‘Swallow this’ by Joanna Blythman ISBN 978-0007548354 The subtitle alone – Serving up the food industry’s darkest secrets – along with the clever illustration provide an excellent foretaste of what this book is about and what it reveals. In short, the whole book confirms in significant and shocking detail what increasing numbers of consumers are […]

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