Subhi Shama | The Daily Star
  • Subhi Shama

  • To you, Marrakech

    I can't quite remember who picked us up—probably someone from the villa—but they played 'No Scrubs' by TLC in the car and it reminded me of my childhood. Secret hip hop aspirations stormed through my senses, and at once, I felt at ease. Like I knew you Marrakech, and you knew me.
  • Letter to My Dictator

    On a terribly warm night in November, I sat on my couch, alone in Bangkok, and switched off my phone. If it was true, I wanted to see it. But if I saw it, I didn't want to talk about it.
  • Thou shall not stress over moving houses

    The husband has a new thing where he invites everyone to the house. We recently had the audacity to believe we could survive a move in Dhaka, and since we sort of didn't die (except on the inside), he has developed a sense of pride about it.
  • The ultimate guide to [stressing over] a job after graduation

    It is no happy coincidence that my return to full time employment and my second foray into writing began at the same time.
  • Pond's presents The Lustrous Runway 2015

    In association with BMW, the sixth edition of “Pond's presents The Lustrous Runway”, was held on Friday, 21 August 2015 at the Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel Dhaka. Providing a platform for up and coming local designers to showcase their collections alongside international counterparts, the show has carved a niche for itself as one of the finest promoters of cross-national fashion in Bangladesh.