The three of us agreed that the crowd was only going to get crazier next year. Booking a bigger venue could be an appropriate solution. That gripe aside, I would like to thank the organisers for a truly fantastic and well-organised festival.A last suggestion, on the behalf of perennially broke students everywhere, is to make the food at the venue more affordable for all.
Picture everyone looking mildly crazed among a riot of green, blue, yellow tents of varying sizes and striding purposefully to communicate changes (due to the unseasonal rain showers) to co-workers and visitors, many clutching their expensive electronics to shield them from water damage. You now have a fairly accurate mental picture of Day 2 of JLF 2015.
As promised in the account of last year’s Jaipur Literature Festival, I am back here to attend the 2015 installment and faithfully relay all my geeky excitement to IBS readers who aren’t able to do so. With me this year are the same two friends who accompanied me the last time. In the tradition of authorial narcissism, let’s call them Sidekick 1 and Sidekick 2.