My 10,000th day on Planet Earth was June 28, 2010
Sarita has written 69 posts for the voices buzzing in my head

Part 1/4: Short book reviews of the 20 odd books I read in the last three months.

Part 1/5: Short book reviews of the 20 odd books I read in the last three months. Continue reading


My 2013 in blogging (dismal, I think)

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,800 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 30 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … Continue reading

Aspirations involve reparations …

nofirezonemovie triggers memories of my visit to Sri Lanka Continue reading

Two Authors and Two IDIOTS

Co-authors: Yours truly and Fuzzy. B (no relative of Jazzy B) We are completely out of our minds as the evening has been unexpectedly funny –so the story below may not have happened in the order that we narrate it – but it did happen, for real. Today morning, when Fuzzy B decided to go … Continue reading


1) When still in bed: – Toss and Turn:  You are likely to get tired of all the ‘tossing and turning’ and fall asleep again – Talk to the voices in your head (like I do): Debate whether to wake up and chop veggies for breakfast or just play the waiting game. – Keep checking … Continue reading

Contemporary writings in English from Bangladesh

LIFELINES New writing from Bangladesh Edited by Farah Ghuznavi and published by Zubaan Books New Delhi: 2012 208 pp Paperback INR 325 Lifelines is an anthology of writings from a newer generation of Bangladeshi women writers, in their forties or younger. The UK launch was on 03 November, 2012 at the South Asian Literature Festival … Continue reading


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