Pop Goes the Weasel

I have a strange affection to merry-go-rounds and carousel and giant wheels. To me, they signify a circle of life: what goes around comes around. This is a recurring theme in many of the books I adore (all fiction of course). Let me share a few that come to my mind seeing these crafts that I…

Gallop Away…

The horse, with beauty unsurpassed, strength immeasurable and grace unlike any other, still remains humble enough to carry a man upon his back. ~Amber Senti

Troopers Alert

Horses and elephants were both a very essential part of the war cavalry in old India wars. While the use of horses with archers and swordsmen is quite popular, elephants were used in siege operations and bringing down doors and breaking into fortresses. If you visit old forts across India, guides will enlighten you about…


I think anybody with an insecurity, which is everyone, appreciates the fact that it’s much easier to be a predator than it is to be prey. ~James Van Der Beek Psychopaths are social predators, and like all predators, they are looking for feeding grounds. Wherever you get power, prestige and money, you will find them….

From The Horse’s Mouth

Have you read the 1962 novel by Ray Bradbury called Something Wicked This Way Comes? Well, the carousel didn’t seem so magical after that now, did it? May be that’s why this one seems done and dusted, waiting for another Jim and Will to start the story all over again!