Archive for the ‘nostalgia’ Category

In 1929, Sigmund Freud argued that civilization “obtains mastery over the individual’s dangerous desire for aggression by weakening and disarming it and by setting up an agency within him to watch over it, like a garrison in a conquered city.” [link] A recent article by Satis Shroff – Drinking Tea in Darjeeling – seems to […]


As a child, I fondly remember watching the latest movies at Capitol cinema in Darjeeling, which was just down the street from my grandmother’s cottage. Capitol Cinema Clock Tower, Darjeeling, India Or, if we felt like a longer walk, we’d make the trip to Rink. Unfortunately, both theaters have been closed for a while. But […]



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