FARAH MASUD

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

Hide and Seek

I was playing with my friends when some boys from the other side of the village came and started hitting us with bamboo sticks. They were hurling swear words and telling us repeatedly that we needed to get hell out of here.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

A melancholic, yet soothing read

Through her poetry anthology 'Elegiac Songs', Eeshita Azad does a wonderful job at describing the several stages of love, loss, joy and grief. The elegies reflect the contemporary style of her writing. The emotions conveyed in her poems are raw and presented without any sugar-coating. The book starts with a brilliant opening piece that grips the readers from the get-go.

February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018

Caricature

Caricature boys

January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018

A book outside the ordinary

Haunting yet heart-warming with a hint of dark humour – it is a tale of two young boys and their father dealing with the loss of their mother. Needless to say, it is about grief in all its ugliness and melancholic beauty.

December 14, 2017
December 14, 2017

Volunteers act first

Volunteers – crisis managers and life savers at the time of need. Nothing short of superheroes, one might add. Their most defining quality is that they act first. And to acknowledge their courageous and selfless contributions, every year on December 5, the United Nations observes the International Volunteer Day.

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

Struggles of being a Bangladeshi nerdfighter

On their channel, the Vlogbrothers talk about anything and everything, starting from world politics to science, to rants about everyday lives. Their videos can be informative, inspiring, silly, and downright hilarious.

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

Weightlessness

High up at the edge of a building, there stood a raindrop. He was ten feet above the earthy surface, landing upon which would inevitably cause his demise.

October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017

On a mission to make the best, better

4-H is America's largest youth development organisation – empowering nearly six million young people across the USA with the skills to lead for a lifetime.

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

kola and ruti

it began with an itch at the back of my neck

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

Podcasts for literary nerds

As students, we would be expected to spend most of the time of our day at educational institutions. Instead, we end up spending excruciatingly long hours on the road.