Category: Writing

In Memory of my grandfather….

In Memory of my grandfather….

Our beloved departed father, grandfather, and great grandfather, Mahmood Ahmed Farooqui’s book, Evocative Epistles, compiled by Mamoon Akhtar Farooqui, was reviewed recently by ex-Ambassador Mr Karamatullah K Ghori, from Toronto, Canada, and published in the Pakistan Link Newspaper, New York. Please download Pakistan Link – Sept 4, 2015 – Pages 8-9 to read properly.  

In memory

In memory

Obituary Inna Lillah e Wa Inna Aleh e Ra’ajioon. My dear Phuppa Ahsan Ul Haq has passed away on 26th January 2015. :( Hé was a treasure chest of azadi memories and a great n loving man. He was loved by all and will be very greatly missed. Dear Phuppa we love you and always …

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Mister Terrorist

Mister Terrorist

You came to my school one day, And interrupted my class, I was enjoying myself making things, I was attending my art class. You disrupted my discipline, You destroyed my dear school, You came in with big fat guns, And left us in blood pools. I was enjoying making a sail boat, My friend was …

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Dedication…

Dedication…

Some days back, I finished reading the very brilliant book, “The Rescue” by Nicholas Sparks. I was so inspired by it, that I decided to write a poem for him, using names of his own books: Dear John, At First Sight, when I saw it, I became a True Believer I sent up a Message …

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Dilemma of Incomplete Bibliographies

Dilemma of Incomplete Bibliographies

Greetings again! The other day, I was going through one of my favorite bookstores, looking for a title that was written by a certain writer. To be exact, I was going through Liberty Bookstore’s website, looking for Stephen King’s book “On Writing”. And unfortunately I could not find it. Hence the post. It’s essential to …

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Post Script to Malala’s post

Post Script to Malala’s post

Salam everyone I’ve been pretty inactive lately and that’s not due to anything I’ve got to do and there’s nothing that’s keeping me too busy. I’m just too lazy to write and also I think I’m now out of topics. I wrote a post on Miss Malala Yousufzai some days back and suddenly I’m noticing …

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Happy Birthday to me!

Happy Birthday to me!

Okay, I know my birthday passed a month ago, 16 June to be exact, but I’m a lazy writer, and I didn’t feel like writing when I stayed up at night. Or typing for that matter. But I wanted to share this with everyone out there, especially writers who have this unexplainable ability to write …

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Dedicated to Sir Paulo Coelho

Dedicated to Sir Paulo Coelho

Just putting down Sir Paulo Coelho’s book “The Zahir” – hardly finished, but at its peak nevertheless – I realized…in fact I keep re-realizing this: his ideas match with mine so greatly that I’m taking inspiration from myself, and that, however strange it may sound, is a big thing in my opinion. Sir Coelho first …

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Missing inspiration

Missing inspiration

Sorry again people for being so late, but I have a dozen draft posts in here and no inspiration to write on any of the topics. Just too depressed these days. The good news is that I’m getting my own site now, and this blog will be shifting there soon. The bad news (plural) are …

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Donot edit that manuscript!

Donot edit that manuscript!

To edit or not to edit that is the question. Good after-midnight everyone! It’s 1230 after midnight here and I’m writing on my blog like the crazy writer that I am. And I still manage to be late to post. You see, I live in a very controlled environment and that is how I found …

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