Tag Archives: Alexandra Buchler

Losers’ Club, Jadavpur Convention

Things may have seemed quiet on Dubious Saints recently, but in fact losers have been failing to gather across the globe, under-achieving on a scale that scarcely disturbs the register. Here we see Sampurna and Bill at Jadavpur in February … Continue reading

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Flying Economy to Byzantium

As we sit, puzzling over how our shoelaces get tied, I’m awaiting the departure of a snow-delayed flight to Heathrow. From thence (after what will now be a mad dash between terminals including retrieving my own luggage and checking in) … Continue reading

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The Loser’s Club Is A Real Place And We Didn’t Even Get There

Delighted to post this image retrieved from Istanbul by Nia Davies, which seems a fitting way of recording the almost complete moribundity into which we, the Collected Losers, Losels and Loseurs of Adishakti, have fallen. Though, to be fair, it … Continue reading

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Updatapam: where we are losing now

As the collapsing table of dubious poetic comestibles continues to rain rum upon the unwary in its second year of uncoordinated activities, I thought I’d just flash fry the News Fish with a series of unlikely and largely mendacious updates … Continue reading

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May I?

And to the strains of Kevin Ayer’s louche (and now downright creepy) baritone classic, ‘May I?’, Les Loseurs lurch into May with even less news than usual… But wait, Alexandra Buchler and I have just been to Turkey for a … Continue reading

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A triple Scotch for Francesca

A couple more from the works of the Kulturweider. The first is by way of a small thankyou for Alexandra for organising much — at a certain point at Adishakti, shall we say, we became aware of her alter ego, … Continue reading

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From Sampurna: I

I have been thinking about the word ‘Adishakti’. ‘Adi’ – the first, the primary, the original. ‘Shakti’ – a power, an energy, a manifestation (Durga). Thinking also how strange it was that the entire week I spent on the premises … Continue reading

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