Simon Majumdar

Simon Majumdar splits his time between London and Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife, who he met while doing the travel research for this book.  He and his computer-whiz brother write the award-winning blog www.doshermanos.co.uk, which has earned him thousands of readers a day and a spot on the London Evening Standard’s list of London’s most influential people.  He is a judge for Next Iron Chef America.

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Eat My Globe

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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Go Everywhere, Eat Everything

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Enthusiasm

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Count Fosco (The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins)

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. The Philippines

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I always wanted to be David Niven to see how it felt to be a gentleman

Author Voices

January 20, 2009

As a child, I spent summer holidays with my family in Brittany, on the West coast of France. That sounds impossibly glamorous until you realize that each journey was topped and tailed with a horrific journey that seemingly lasted for days. My parents and three other siblings and I squeezed into the back of a car towing a caravan (or camper). To make it seem more like purgatory, my older brother, Robin, commandeered the front seat and put himself in charge of musical entertainment, forcing us to endure the complete works of various progressive rock bands along the way. Blodwyn Pig anyone? The one upside, however, was that his collection also contained... see more

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