Saad Bin Jung

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Bowled over!

My house was in disarray; renovation was driving me batty and, to top it all, my beloved little Rottie just lay on my feet and passed away. That’s when The Unquiet Ones landed in my lap. Did I, keeping the present state of our cricket in mind, really want to review another book on the game?

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.

Official visits by heads of state or government are like vital surgical operations — if you come out of the operation theatre alive and are back in your room, it is deemed a success.