Let's face it, all I do on this blog is either gush or rant but this, this post is going to be the epitome of gushing on my side. I was first bullied into listening to fun. by a bunch of my friends in the summer of 2010. It was their debut album, Aim and … Continue reading Album review: Some Nights by fun.
I should be studying. Truly I should. And it is exactly for that reason that I am making a blog post! Where some people look at the past with nostalgia, I am constantly looking forward to - and subsequently, freaking out over - the future. I have always been like that. There was never a … Continue reading To my nine year old self
I was bound to get one or more rejection letters. I think what sucks most is that the first proper response I got was a rejection letter because, for a mind as superstitious as mine, that means subsequent bad news-But just now, out of absolutely nowhere, a fun. song began playing on my computer. Trust … Continue reading Starting this off with a deep breath
TRIGGER WARNING: Human Rights injunctions. Not the most fun of topics. Now I am sure you all have heard about this phenomenon. I'm willing to bet a lot of you reading this are all for the "Make Kony Famous" campaign, and I'm sure you all have good intentions. After all, who wouldn't want to throw a ruthless war … Continue reading KONY 2012 – the new internet meme
I was watching a vlog on Youtube earlier about how most people tend to identify themselves by their nationalities first, rather than any personal aspects they may have. This is all well and good - I myself am a patriot and often call myself a Pakistani-Muslim before anything else - but when that's established, what … Continue reading On identity
Let's be honest, I'm not the best person to handle stress. I need my sleep, I need to relax, and I need to have breathing space. In contrast, I am a ridiculous overachiever, I'm way too ambitious and passionate, so my need for relaxation is pretty much ignored. I also take things to heart.So when I'm … Continue reading Ironing out the kinks
Sometimes you've got to sit back and reflect on all the things that are hurting you, mentally and physically, and try and cut down the excess baggage. There's only so much a person can do, depending on their capacity, and any more than that will sooner or later implode in your face. Unfortunately, I have … Continue reading Short note #2