Oriental Occidental

My earlier post (and memory) was triggered by one of Maugham's books that I was recently reading - The Razor's Edge. Placed in early 20th century and with Maugham's frank illumination on his society, the book creates a very realistic picture of Europe compared against the infallible impression on my childhood mind. It is a … Continue reading Oriental Occidental

Experiments in Physics for boys

It was a strange experience - finding that book and reading the title. For a while, I just stood with it wondering what it meant.The book had dropped innocuosly in my hands while I was searching in the library for a suitable topic for my physics project. The unexpected post-script "For Boys" in the title … Continue reading Experiments in Physics for boys