Struck by a serious case of writer’s block, I have been allowing myself the luxury of taking my time amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Hope and sadness seem to be inseparable this year. Yet, in the heart of this joint venture, there has been productivity – an output that underscores the inevitability of music to reach […]

A lovely way to open my new year, and new decade! – is with a Five on Friday featuring my favourite new finds! Seeing as I am not willing to attend any concerts until early next month, I am purposing to look out for joyously hummamble tunes that will get me through the month. Here […]

First things first, how on earth did we come so close to facing the extinction of so many species? Time can be a cruel thief; yet, through inaction, we let it steal from us time and again. I journeyed to Ol Pejeta Conservancy earlier this morning to witness a procedure that will likely save a […]

Last night, I was watching Fanna-Fi-Allah’s Qawwali rendition of Amir Khusro’s poem when a sentiment from the comments section struck me. What I would like to say, in-fact, is that it didn’t come as a shocker; moreso when I learnt that the woman on the tabla was a westerner. In truth, the role of women […]

Contrary to my year’s plans, chiefly due to a busy work schedule, I am having a half-arsed attempt at catching up with events. Nonetheless, I have tried to attend those that have so far been of key interest to me; in one of those, an opportunity presented itself to make a friend who’d later drop-box […]