April and May in review

More work. Less writing. Utterly exhausting. The reading bit was good, though.


My Year of Reading Women

Reading Challenge 2017 I have been participating in the Goodreads’ Annual Reading Challenge every year since 2013. Those Reading Challenges are rather basic as they are essentially just reading resolutions each user makes for the New Year. And that’s exactly what I did. Only in the last year or so did I discover more rigorous… Continue reading My Year of Reading Women

On Reading Mitch Albom’s The Timekeeper

This time it was a friend of my parents, Tina Sani, a renowned singer of Urdu ghazals and someone whom I respect very much, who recommended to me a book, titled The Time keeper, written by an author I had never heard of before. I immediately added the book to my burgeoning To-buy list of… Continue reading On Reading Mitch Albom’s The Timekeeper

The Crossroads of Should and Must — My Journey, So Far

Feeling bored one Sunday afternoon and unsure about how to occupy my time, I decided to take a look at the Brain Pickings website. It had been several weeks since I had visited the website so my decision made sense. And it turned out to be a good idea, for I came across an article,… Continue reading The Crossroads of Should and Must — My Journey, So Far

A Letter That Was Written Too Late

To the one, Who became my little brother, Today, you’d have turned 17, and might have been starting Sixth Form, or A-Levels, this September. I wonder what subjects you might have opted for. You and your brothers were always into Maths and Science, so maybe you would have chosen A-Level Maths and Further Maths, or… Continue reading A Letter That Was Written Too Late