He filled our imagination with idyllic hill settings and lonely children who made fast friends, back in our schooldays. As we grew up, we met his ghosts and ghouls, laughed at his Uncle Ken, and shuddered at his darker stories. Now, 78 years young, Ruskin Bond is out with a new collection of poetry, Hip-Hop Nature Boy and Other Poems. The author launched his book at Landmark stores across the country. On his stop in Chennai, he had four generations of starry-eyed readers in splits, sp