Master of the Moon: Chapter 60 July 26th 2013 Frank and Hamish ventured out into the cold of the morning to see how their sadhufriend was getting on. He was sitting cross-legged with his eyes closed, but he seemed pleased to be disturbed by them.
“What if you don't succeed in reaching Chandrapal Pokhari?” asked Hamish.
“I will feel disappointment. But it is in Lord Shiva's hands. I can only try with my feeble ... read more
Asia » Nepal In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
Jim Coleman was a UNDP volunteer in Kathmandu from 1968-1971. Master of the Moon, his first published novel, draws on his encounters with the people, culture and religions of Nepal at that particular time, when Nepal was being discovered by baby-boomers travelling, for the most part, overland across Asia to find themselves through experiments with religion and hasheesh. On returning to the UK from Nepal, he followed a career in teaching and educational management in various countries, mostly in the employment of the British Council. Now retired, he runs a charity (Himalayan Education Lifeline ... full info