Saturday, March 1, 2003

Who doesn’t like a bit on the side?

Having an affair doesn't mean you don't love your partner, says Geraldine Bedell, as she asks if monogamy has had its day.

THROUGHOUT the 13 years they have lived together, Ian has always said he couldn't imagine never liking another woman, and Kim has chosen not to inquire too closely whether this was a theoretical position or a practical one.

Who doesn’t like a bit on the side?
Lady Gregory of Punjab
Harcharan Singh
ORAH Richards used to be called Lady Gregory of the Punjab. She did for drama in the Punjab what Lebeder (Russian) did for Bengali theatre. She devoted 60 years (1911-1971) of her life towards enriching the culture of this land of five rivers.

When Asterix met Tintin
Vikramdeep Johal
T was a meeting nothing short of historic, though it won’t be recorded in history books. Bridging a gargantuan gap of 20 centuries, two legends came face to face at an exhibition of comics in Chandigarh recently. One, a warrior from a village in Gaul, who has the gall to take on the Roman Empire; the other, a city-bred reporter-cum-investigator, the bugbear of international crooks, spies and what not.

A Russian affair
Dharam Pal
WO teenagers Julia and Lena from Russia, who have formed a music group known as t.A.T.u, are Universal’s current music sensation. The band’s scandalous single "Ya Soshla S Uma" (All The Things She Said), which has become immensely popular in Eastern Europe, dwells on the story of a love affair between two girls.



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