How To Find Magic in the Winter (Read: Try)

Winters are harsh in this country. I don’t know if I can find magic in the winter. I try. Listening to her snow stories, I wished I was born in Gilgit like my grandmother. I was skeptical to believe that her father couldn’t see her for six months after birth. It was the 1920s and roads to…

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For the Love of Small Spaces

As a kid I enjoyed playing with pillows to create my own house. My favorite memories of a space I yearned for was my cousin’s small nook in a large family house. Growing up in a populous country with fewer noiseless or private spaces, a little distinction made me feel snug. I LOVE small, confined spaces. These include small seats…

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#30DaysofMusic: Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

I sketch and paint frequently most of which I update on my Instagram account. But I’ve been a little lax at updating the project I started in the summer. Painting or sketching with music brings this weird finality with itself. It feels like the song just ends for me once I sketch it out. Nevertheless, I’ve…

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