More than Words

Somehow I get the feeling that this year, I must spend a lot of my time reading poetry. And I must do it with physical copies of books. In English, of course, and if I can manage it, in Urdu as well. However, my reading is very slow this year. I've just finished the third... Continue Reading →

Book List 2016

Earlier this year, I made a conscious attempt to read books from different countries of the world. The reasons for this were my understanding that the Western countries are not the be-all and end-all of this world, the innate need to belong to the world, to be more human, and last and least of all,... Continue Reading →

Like a Prayer

Tiny Beautiful Things There was Wild starring Reese Witherspoon. Before that, there was this piece on BrainPickings about how to write like a motherfucker. Before that, there was an overwhelming expansion of the heart while reading Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar. And much, much before that was the dear... Continue Reading →

Currently Learning

When R was creating the new look for the blog, I asked him to incorporate a space where I could stack whatever I was doing/learning/watching at a given point of time. That gave birth to the 'Currently Savouring' section on the Who's this girl, page. At the time, I wanted to motivate myself to learn... Continue Reading →

On Writing

When asked what I'd like to do with my life, it's very easy for me to say that I want to write. Whether this reply comes from the joy of writing or from the comfort of the presence of a purpose,¬†however¬†sheer it may be, it is hard to say. It could also be that my... Continue Reading →

The Plan

So far, this year has been grand. I got out of jail, fell in love again, and planted daisies in my backyard. No, seriously. After the post about forecasting, I have been working on what the future should look like and so far I have managed to come up with a sketch that may be... Continue Reading →

Sprinkled Sentiments #14

If you have been reading this blog for a long time and you don't know what this is, well...umm...ahem! If you've newly stumbled here, this is my random list of 25 things that I write whenever I feel like it. 350. On my way back home, a recurring thought propped up in my mind -... Continue Reading →

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