26 July 2014
Petites Annonces Gratuite
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Bhishmadev Seebaluck

Bhishmadev Seebaluck

My dear Billy,
From the 10th to the 15th February last, Rodrigues hosted the visit of a guest of a special kind, of someone who departed from planet earth in 1941 but who still resides in the hearts of millions of lovers across the world. For a whole week Rodrigues vibrated to the presence of Rabindranath Tagore, the complete international artist of Indian origin.
Friday, 21 February 2014 10:00

Dear Shakespeare : What will people say?

My dear Billy,
I now can’t remember who said it, but it was very appropriately proclaimed that “a critic is a legless man who teaches running.”
Friday, 07 February 2014 09:00

In love with oneself

My dear Billy,
Which letter of the alphabet is the most commonly used in the world? Without any measure of doubt or fear of contradiction, the answer is the letter “I” in a very wide variety of translations. In whatever humankind undertakes, no matter what circumstances man finds himself in, it’s always “I, me, myself”- not necessarily in that order.
Friday, 31 January 2014 08:00

Dear Shakespeare : A bad, bad, bad world

My dear Billy,
Will you believe me if I tell you that it is with a lot of apprehension and dread that I open my morning newspaper since quite some time. No, it’s not exactly the eventuality of a remote tsunami or the reactivation of the Trou-aux – Cerfs. It’s not the news of the crumbling down of an old building in Bombay, nor the blast of a bomb in Afghanistan. These are daily occurrences and they no longer shock anybody.
Friday, 24 January 2014 08:08

Talking without speaking

My dear Billy,
Here’s an easy question for you. What do two Mauritians speak about when they meet? You have no idea? Yet, the answer is as easy as the question. “Nothing” is the answer.
Friday, 17 January 2014 08:00

Dear Shakespeare : From Rodrigues with love

My dear Billy,
A visit to Rodrigues is a sort of revitalizing, soothing trip from which you come out with your batteries recharged. On me it has always acted as a therapy for my exerted brains, spent forces and tired limbs. As in the ads for a cold drink in the past, Rodrigues “freshivates.”
Friday, 10 January 2014 09:00

Dear Shakespeare : Lord Mayor in a frock

My dear Billy,
The country was preparing itself to welcome the New Year in a morose reminiscence of the two tragedies that had struck earlier when the rejoicing tidings of the appointment of the new Lord Mayor of the city of Port Louis came to bring some cheer to the hearts of the population. In fact, ever since its creation in 1850, it’s the first time that Port Louis is going to have a lady as Mayor.
Friday, 27 December 2013 07:49

Dear Shakespeare : Dancing with the words

My dear Billy,
I do not know what you were expecting my last submission of the year to be on, but I have something very special to communicate to you. It’s about a book which is coming out of press within the hours to come, if it has not seen the light of day already.
Friday, 20 December 2013 08:16

Dear Shakespeare : How grateful are you?

My dear Billy,
We often hear people saying that between friends words like “Thank you” and  “Sorry” should have no place. But when we go deep into the matter we stumble on a reality which is quite contrary to the above assertion. People expect to be thanked for every little service they lender. Far from having no place between friends, gratitude is often expected to last a lifetime.
Friday, 13 December 2013 08:10

Dear Shakespeare - My kingdom for a smile

My dear Billy,