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It was well past midday when she reached the airport. Taxi drivers stood in batches smoking and chatting in mixture of exotic languages. African, Arabic, Russian. World at your service. She … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · 25 Comments

Night train to Lisbon

I watched this movie as a last resistance to silence that descended around midnight after the honey-coloured day of an early autumn went to sleep. Sun is always ripest at … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 14 Comments

Prayer

Earlier today I sat down to write a story. Or a poem. Sun was high across cornflower blue sky. And then I waited for a long time. But no words … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · 6 Comments

The Theory of Everything

James Marsh’s polished direction really shines throughout this movie as do his two leading actors; Eddie Redmayne as famed theoretical physicist – Stephen Hawking and Felicity Jones as his first … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · 8 Comments

Poet

It is the last day of February and I cannot let it pass without thinking (and for me thinking means writing) about Philip Levine who died on 14th day of … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · 10 Comments

Farewell to summer

Rain surprised me on my way home yesterday. Sky darkened, like someone quietly dimmed the lights in the brightly lit music hall. Downpour opened quite suddenly. An urgent symphony. Large … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 20 Comments

The Banality of Evil

It was a brilliant summer day. I set up my ‘workstation’ on the deck that extends ‘Writer’s Den’ into lush, secluded greenery. To write. Or at least to contemplate writing. While … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 12 Comments
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