Hiroshima-Atom-i-fied…Memories Are forever

Past Revisited: In August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber famously known as the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, marking the first of two times the bomb has ever been used in warfare. The death toll itself was mind-boggling. As many as 140,000 people ultimately died from the blast, but not all perished immediately. The residual health … Continue reading Hiroshima-Atom-i-fied…Memories Are forever

Noodle Trail

Some where in Sheung wan, Hong Kong The surprising part is that I am not a food person but gastronomic interjections have always been lurking in the background. In the 1970s while in the midst of understanding the nuances of the Romantic poets P B Shelly, Keats and William Wordsworth ( for Bachelors at Allahabad … Continue reading Noodle Trail

Biting the Bullet

The white snooty-nosed train whizzed past and in minutes was a blur. This was the 700 series of Shinkasen on its run between Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima and Hakata.   I have done it all from steam and diesal locomotives in India,  the deluxe luxury trains of China, Amtrak in the USA and the various short distance subway systems … Continue reading Biting the Bullet