RKS Literature: Passage of the Day: What Did the French Revolution Accomplish?

“If we disregard various incidental developments which briefly modified its aspect at different periods and in different lands, and study it as it was essentially, we find that the chief permanent achievement of the French Revolution was the suppression of those political institutions, commonly described as feudal, which for many centuries had held unquestioned swayContinue reading “RKS Literature: Passage of the Day: What Did the French Revolution Accomplish?”

“The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” : Chapter 14: The Torrid Sex Life of a Freshman

Rest assured this title was required in my contract with Wuhan Wet Market Publishing. It is misleading. It is salacious. It is supposed to sell copies. The contract did not state the contents of the chapter though! It could be the lack of torrid lust was rooted in my respect for the opposite sex. Don’tContinue reading ““The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” : Chapter 14: The Torrid Sex Life of a Freshman”

RKS Literature: “The Zeal of the French Revolution”

“No previous political upheaval however violent, had aroused such passionate enthusiasm for the ideal the French Revolution set before it was not merely a change in the French social system but nothing short of a regeneration of the whole human race. It created an atmosphere of missionary fervor and indeed assumed all the aspects ofContinue reading “RKS Literature: “The Zeal of the French Revolution””

RKS Literature: The Crumbling and Viciously Desperate Iranian Theocracy and the French Revolution

“The Church was hated not because its priests claimed to regulate the affairs of the other world but because they were landed proprietors, lords of manors, tithe owners, and played a leading part in secular affairs not because there was no room for the Church in the New World that was in the making butContinue reading “RKS Literature: The Crumbling and Viciously Desperate Iranian Theocracy and the French Revolution”

“The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” : Chapter 13: My Espionage Opportunity

The Vietnam War ended some 5 years ago but that did not prevent all sorts of political disturbances from rocking the campus grounds of McGill University. The United Mutations were mobilizing support for mutants of the world. The Marxist Leninists the exploitation of students and workers, Hillel fighting against Palestinian terrorism, the Palestinians griping aboutContinue reading ““The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” : Chapter 13: My Espionage Opportunity”

“The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous”: Chapter 12: My Moment of Fame Thanks to Food Poisoning! Me the Bombay Blaster!

Fame, like food poisoning, can strike when you are least expecting it. I was invited to the United Mutations box at the Montreal Forum to see a special event being a hockey match between the Montreal Canadians and the Indian National Hockey Team. All the Indian team were Canadians save for the goalie who wasContinue reading ““The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous”: Chapter 12: My Moment of Fame Thanks to Food Poisoning! Me the Bombay Blaster!”

“The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” : Chapter 11: My Routine at McGill University

Being accustomed to a certain standard of living I chose lodgings equivalent to my standing in life. Being humble I rented the Presidential Suite at the Four Seasons in Montreal on Sherbrooke Street 8 minutes from the majority of my classes in the Leacock Building. I have a spectacular view from my window of MontContinue reading ““The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” : Chapter 11: My Routine at McGill University”

“Travels to a Different Time” : 11September2022: Thessaloniki Greece: Party Time at VIP Club!

After a hearty breakfast at our hotel in Thessaloniki Daios Luxury Living we were picked up by Fotini’s niece for a day at Chaladiki a series of beaches of renown about an hour from the city. We avoided the main highway for a faster and scenic route through rolling countryside mostly farms but with severalContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : 11September2022: Thessaloniki Greece: Party Time at VIP Club!”

“The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” :Chapter 11: What Do I Take at University?

I had mentioned I was awarded the Claire and Warren Quimby Scholarship to McGill University. I was undecided as to what programme and what degree I should enroll in. My teachers at King’s College for Young Men in Bombay strongly recommended I obtain an arts degree to broaden my mind so I would have theContinue reading ““The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” :Chapter 11: What Do I Take at University?”

“The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” :Chapter 10: More Editorial Interference from Wuhan Wet Market Publishing: What I Don’t Like About Canadians

I am trying to write my biography here collaborating with the renowned journalist Robert K. Stephen but yet again Wuhan Wet Market Publishing is interfering with my creative process. I received a call from senior editor Natasha Polehead stating I should refrain from comparing Canadians to Indians, Brits and Americans as I will alienate readersContinue reading ““The Penniless Pensioner: Misaligned, Maligned but Marvellous” :Chapter 10: More Editorial Interference from Wuhan Wet Market Publishing: What I Don’t Like About Canadians”