Where does it hurt?

  ‘Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all’ - Emily Dickinson Are you tired? I am. It is tiring living in Kenya. I don’t want to list the ways, because this piece is not about that. This piece is … Continue reading Where does it hurt?


They came for my grandfather

They came for my grandfather one night He didn’t need to open his one milky eye to see them there Five men standing in a row over his bed He heard them call out to him Are you the son of Kassam Bhai Walji Jamani? Yes, he said, I am. I am Rajabali Kassam He … Continue reading They came for my grandfather

How to to get married Indian Style Part 1

The first thing you need to know is that an Indian wedding has very little to do with the couple getting married. And it certainly has absolutely nothing to do with love. Please. That's for dizzy white people. The sole purpose of an Indian wedding is one thing and one thing alone. To show off. Why else … Continue reading How to to get married Indian Style Part 1