Monthly Archives: June 2013

My Memory Is In My Hands

For a long time now I haven’t been able to sleep well, if at all. Some evenings I am so tired that I retire to bed early at around ten. But the moment I put my head on the pillow … Continue reading

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What’s New

Iris Murdoch wrote: “It is better to do the wrong thing for the right reasons than the right thing for the wrong reasons.” Of late all I want to do when I sit at my desk to write is tell … Continue reading

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I Forget Everything

For more than a week now I have a terrible, terrible cold. And as such I am on strong antibiotics and even morphine sedatives (doctor’s prescription) to help overcome my strong headaches. And so for over a week now I … Continue reading

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To All Fathers Who Are Not With Us

There’s an old saying; “Take whatever you want from life but never forget God expects you to pay one day.” Tomorrow is father’s day. A sad day for me and my kids. I am sad because two years ago I … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Then

According to one story the French poet Saint-Pol-Roux used to hang a sign outside his door while he retired for the night. “The poet is working.” Lately what I do on most days is procrastinate then read and then cry … Continue reading

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The Things That I Wish

Sometimes I wish that I can somehow play with and change the script of my life like I do with my stories. Sometimes I wish that I can use my ‘writer’s magic’ to change the course of events and fix … Continue reading

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Yesterday Morning

Yesterday was a day not like any other day for me. It was a day that stood out. In one of my previous posts I have written about how hard and difficult this year is for me in the sense … Continue reading

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