When the khaki boys struck on the 15th of January, 1966, expectations within the populace, who had grown tired of the political class, were initially sky-high. The jackboots were hailed…

I must have sounded very caustic, cynical, contemptuous and sentimental – as some would have by now concluded – in the blunt manner I randomly carpeted the razzmatazz that accompanied…

I beg the readers of this piece to excuse my rather sarcastic, pessimistic and raucously discordant tone, which is born out of my candid disapproval of the   pomp and pageantry…