“Wham, Bam, Is that it?”

419 scammers are just no fun anymore. I’d like to blame this on the global down-turn or something I could throw shoes at, but it […]

Boxing Day 2008

It’s not that it’s become easier to forget,

Only that it’s no longer so hard to remember.


I’ll eventually grow into it

It happened just after my eyes fell on the notice stuck to one of the walls at Khan’s Butchery.

“Ready fried onions. Perfect for vagaars and biryanis. Don’t be fooled by imitations”.


A brief intro to Basheer

(An unedited excerpt from “The daughter of no one famous”)

Under the grey fleece of sunset, the muezzin called out for Maghrib.
She hated this time of day. It was lead on her brain, oppressive and dim.



It’s not that I don’t want you. Almighty Forbid. May that not be taken for prayer. It’s just that I don’t want you right just […]