By fate I landed here, this city of good and bad, Painful memories at the drop of my feet, of all the times I’ve had, So now I shall leave this city for the very last time, abandon this city for life, With such fury that returns in the damnable sleepless hours of night. … Read More Cruel City
Long time no blog! I’ll keep this one short and it’s an open question- Of late, Tamil Nadu has become a slaughterhouse or has it always been that way? People have always been very sensitive and abusive in their defense. The people who stand up for what is right are few, very few. People would… Read More Would you help a girl?
In a sty of stench, she lay high and drenched, So much to lament and fuss, but no one she could ever trust. Poured more negligent pints, The stereo and her grouse were in rhyme, She dropped on the floor, naked and bare Cried big tears to her teddy bear Tears streamed down past the… Read More Bad habits
Writing in Oman isn’t easy. Bloggers and journalists have come under the radar for being aggressive but I can’t think of a better time in the history of Oman for journalists to shine. The biggest changes of our times are reflected in our newspapers. Inventions, political manifestos, freedom struggle and war and all kinds of socio-economic reforms… Read More The need for honest journalism in Oman
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts My rating: 5 of 5 stars I fear putting into words what this book means to me. Some books I can read 300 pages in half a day. Some books I read, savor and be silent the whole day hung over by the story and devoured by the words. I… Read More Shantaram
Times of Oman’s reported an article two days ago about an Omani lady’s denial of entry to USA for having the wrong visa. The article has stirred a lot of comments on it’s Facebook page. Times of Oman tries (poorly) to suggest that the world treats all Arabs and Muslims with suspicion. The article states… Read More Islamophobia and other Generalized hate
We may not be in touch I see and hear about you Your smiling face turns up on my newsfeed But I know you are fighting some battles too. We have all cried in the office bathroom, right? But nothing matches like giving you a hug tight, And letting you know you are special… Read More Dear Friend