My Rock Education 1: Metallica

At no point of time have I had my own music collection—rock, jazz or anything for that matter. Listening to bits on TV and radio, random songs stored on my computer—mostly recommended, never borrowed out of choice—tuning into classics from my parents’ collective stash, that sort of thing. Never had a shoebox full of discs… Continue reading My Rock Education 1: Metallica

Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby

No sooner is it Saturday and there goes the nutter, rambling about his obsession for football yet again at a fever pitch. It isn’t hard to imagine such observations from people around me, especially the ones who’ve grown to know me all too well. And as football hibernates for three agonising months after today’s FA… Continue reading Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby

Titan Quest: Immortal Throne

Point-n-click action RPG returns with a vengeance with Titan Quest, folks! That’s right. After a self-enforced hiatus from both PC and console gaming, the stars aligned favourably and twinkled me a “thumbs up” a few nights ago, as I embarked on this virtual odyssey into ancient Greece, a mythical and mysterious land full of heroes… Continue reading Titan Quest: Immortal Throne

Flatland: A romance of many dimensions

Perhaps one of the weirdest books you’ll ever read. Edwin A. Abbott’s Flatland, a tiny book written back in 1884, theorizes about inhabitants of a two dimensional world, drawing striking parallels with 19th century Victorian social hierarchy. What’s noteworthy is that Flatland isn’t just an allegory of a bygone era or an endless discussion on… Continue reading Flatland: A romance of many dimensions