goodbye, things: on minimalist living

One of my favorite books of 2018 has been goodbye, things by Fumio Sasaki. This was a book that was being discussed at various online book forums and piqued my interest. As it is, I’ve always been fascinated by the Japanese culture and their way of living. As an architect myself, I’ve always been drawn…

The Little Big Things

The past has happened and cannot be changed; it can only be accepted. Life is much simpler and much happier when you always look at what you can do, not what you can’t do. Every day is a good day.” Henry Fraser

Un-Apologetically Being Muslim

Safia Mullick, a Muslim in LA, shows us what it means to live by example to spread peace and love in today’s troubling times

Meeting Mohsin Hamid

My first introduction to Mohsin Hamid was through his book Moth Smoke. It’s a book about a banker in the city of Lahore, who loses his job, falls in love with his friend’s wife and indulges in a life of drugs and crime. I loved reading Moth Smoke as it was a book based in…

Meeting Muniba Mazari

Muniba, bound in a wheelchair after a car accident, has defied the odds to live a bigger life! A true inspiration!

When Breath Becomes Air

An accomplished doctor reflects on the meaning on life as he is diagnosed with cancer– when you know you have a limited time on earth, how will you spend that time?