This is the memoir of a British-born East Indian, spanning from war-torn 1941 London to current times. Through his creativity, resourcefulness, and perseverance, the author was able to overcome the obstacles of poverty, prejudice, alcoholism, violence, and the loss of his sister at an early age and transpose circumstance into revelation. This is the story of the fascinating characters and inspiring ordinary and extraordinary experiences that shaped his life as told through the voice of insight, wit, empathy, and humor. Join the author in the Royal Theater in Copenhagen; resisting Franco on Formentera, Spain; escaping a drug cartel in Canada; being kidnapped in Jamaica; metaphysical transformation in New Mexico and Mexico; and seeking spiritual roots in India. Travel through time and relationships on a journey of passion, suspense, adventure, and deep reflection to find the magic that is revealed through this and every life story. It includes paintings by the author.