Farah Ghuznavi | The Daily Star
  • Farah Ghuznavi

  • Doesn't the Success of a Writer Depend on the Muse?

    Somerset Maugham famously said, “There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” Similarly, there are many ways in which a writer can achieve success — usually through a combination of luck, talent and connections — but the majority of writers struggle to work that combination to their own benefit.
  • Old Delhi, New Experiences

    I hope that you are well in London town — and that you are missing me! Let me say at the outset that this message comes to you
  • Drawing the line

    Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world – that is, when someone is planning to do it right.

    It's happening again. A familiar rage unfolds its sticky wings within the captive interior of my chest: a monstrous butterfly emerging gracelessly from its cocoon.

    Britain's National Gallery has become one of a growing number of museums to ban the use of selfie sticks on its premises, citing concerns over