Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Pankaj Mishra at London Review Bookshop

Looking forward to hearing Pankaj Mishra (author of Temptations of the West – how to be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond) speak next Tuesday evening about his new book, … Continue reading

30 August 2012

An Atheist and a Muslim walk into a Christian festival . .

We couldn’t make the Greenbelt Festival for the first time in years, mud ‘n all. And missed a cracking line-up: Proclaimers (and I would walk five hundred miles .  .), … Continue reading

28 August 2012 · 2 Comments

Philosophy? Wisdom? Spirituality? The Financial Times struggles to find the right word

The FT Weekend has a story this weekend on how the Minniapolis company General [Häagen-Dazs] Mills has embraced eastern philosophy – er, wisdom – no, spirituality- in a bid to … Continue reading

26 August 2012 · 1 Comment


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