no jubilations on my side

How I hate my internet. There are no words to explain how truly deeply I loathe it sometimes. No other words but Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s “How do I loathe thee? Let me count the ways” I loathe thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach…” I loathe Egbert (my pc), I … Continue reading

New Post. Can’t think up a title

Fifteen years ago Kenneth Branagh was absolutely gorgeous. Add period costume, Shakespearean dialogue and Italian scenery to the mixture and you have a very openly swooning Hira. John Abraham topless could not have a greater effect.   Just finished watching ‘Much ado about nothing’. Not one of Shakespeare’s best plays but then, according to the … Continue reading

Pothole and coffee

I’m thinking of making myself some coffee but getting off the chair, walking up the stairs, taking out the milk, and whipping the coffee seems too much work. I wonder if I can ask Allah for telekinesis as an engagement present (I’m sure one of my friends will say “isn’t getting a ring enough?”- the … Continue reading

To tell or not to tell Triple S

I have been eating insanely since this morning. There is now no longer a Dunkin Donuts box filled with Boston Cremes on my dining table, and little trace remains of the chocolate mousse cake my mother in law brought with her when she delivered the jora. I am fast becoming a hog- bichara Triple S … Continue reading