K Naim Uddin | The Daily Star
  • K Naim Uddin

  • Flighty love affair of balloons

    The red ones are straight from my memories of “Le Ballon Rouge,” and when they bounce unexpectedly, a corner of my heart always hopes for sentience, a loyal helium filled friend to protect against slingshots and sharp edges.
  • For the laughs

    The stand-up comedy scene in Dhaka is a hot shot rookie with stacked odds and hedged bets against it; it's Rocky Balboa with a get-back-up-again philosophy.
  • The nightshift and its keepers

    What keeps the night owls —norm defying nocturnal sapiens, and daredevils trading blows with insomnia— going as they burn the midnight oil to the ashes of wicks left of their candle like spirits at dawn?