Hafsa's Blog

  • September 15, 2016

    The Bog-wash

    Before all my vacations dwindled away, I resolved, for the avoidance of the guilt trips that were to ensue a lethargic and utterly unproductive summer break, to put my pen to the test by competing in a handful of writing contests, of which one - T...

  • April 11, 2016

    Uncle Franklin - The Lastling

    The mastermind of the clan of foolish venturers and the territorial lion of the hunter party, Franklin is a true puppeteer. This uncle of Paris, and this titan of the Wheel of Life, is the antagonist of the novel who, in process of quenching his p...

  • March 14, 2016

    Paris - The Lastling

    An offspring of a rare breed, Paris, is the youngest in the expeditionary outcasts that venture the lonely Indian Himalayan lands, solely on the paws of 'amusement'. It is Paris who, despite of being the least expected of, delivered the most for t...

  • February 15, 2016

    A Small Tribute to the Victims of Child Abuse

    Children begin by loving their parents; they begin by trusting them. Too kind a word is 'betrayal' to have the hand, created to bring you up, strike you down; the hand gone harsh: Hard and cold. To have your birthright of love, of care denied to y...

  • December 21, 2015

    Ignorance is Bliss

    Listeners, take my hand and come, I say, let us walk down the memory lane. I was born and raised in a magic time, in a magic town, among magical people. When I was just a child, the world was my magic lantern, and by its green spirit glow I saw ev...