Archive for the ‘inspiration’ Category

… taqreeb kuch to behr-e-mulaqaat chahiye” mirza ghalib (a pretty long time ago) considering that you lot have awesomely short memories, a symptom of mental retardation – you are after all reading this blog – i’ll be nice and remind you of the last time we discussed the work of nida waqas nee` aqeel. it […]


i remember posting a piece on my blog about a painting an artist friend made some time back. two weeks ago i saw the thing in dawn’s weekly art section, gallery, and i thought “damn, what a ripoff” before i noticed who it had been credited to. for something about the veneration a desi woman […]


the art world’s newest rodin, my buddy, tatheer fatima daryani has put up some of her awesome pieces on saatchi. obviously, all of you are going to ensure that she wins. voting starts at 0900 gmt on the fifth of march. c’mon people! you can see she deserves it! to vote: click here¬†(in case you […]


here is an excerpt from e e cummings’ introduction to his anthology, “new poems”. you’ve got to love the screwy typography and writing style. insanity turns me on. The poems to come are for you and for me and are not for mostpeople-it’s no use trying to pretend that mostpeople and ourselves are alike. Mostpeople […]


ok shoaib was already out. asif and sami are in doubt and to compound things rana is gone too. who’s going to bowl? the umpire? the good news is that federer is still the king. finally we have a proper tennis rivalry. read more. as my brother-in law was saying, the michael jordan of tennis. […]


I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed ¬†