October 20, 2006

Latent master pieces

Don't despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret... The unseen things are our master pieces. What would seem like victory would be a defeat. What would seem like defeat would be a victory, an eternal victory of light. -Ben Okri

October 14, 2006

Art of listening

The best conversations are those when she listens to what you're not saying, says a hoarding.

October 03, 2006

Poisonous stories

To poison a nation, poison its stories. A demoralised nation tells demoralised stories to itself. -Ben Okri

The Names on the 9/11 Memorial

Whenever I am sent to New York (or, any other such global city) on an assignment, I make it a point to do all the tourist s...