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  • Gentle Elia and the hand of destiny

    Gentle Elia and the hand of destiny

    Of the numerous mind-boggling ‘ifs’ in English literature, a truly notable one is what Charles Lamb might have been like as man and writer if in a fit of madness his sister had not slain their mother when he was only 21.

    May 12, 2019
  • Christmas day at The Cellar

    Christmas day at The Cellar

    Delhi Christmases had their own nostalgia in World War days, interspersed with the tones of 'I'm Weeping for a White Christmas'.

    December 20, 2018
  • Living on dubious fame

    Living on dubious fame

    Grub Street has passed through several shifts of meaning in its more than 300-year history from symbol of social disorder in the Augustan Age to romantic legend in the 19th century and finally to a badge of conscience and sign of 21st century academic "street creed"

    July 8, 2018
  • Sterling

    Sterling

    Silver jubilees are not uncommon, yet 25 years as head of an educational institution is indeed something of a rarity. That achievement has just been recorded by Stephen DaCosta, Principal and Manager of the Frank Anthony Public School in Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi. After teaching in reputed schools in Lucknow and Allahabad, DaCosta joined FAPS …

    September 4, 2017