Category Archives: Write-Everyday writing

Review: Bhalo-Basa’r Baranda – Nabaneeta Dev Sen

ভালো-বাসার বারান্দা – নবনীতা দেবসেন ভালো-বাসার বারান্দা ঠিক বই নয়, নবনীতা দেবসেন ‘প্রতিদিন’ খবরের কাগজের রবিবারের ম্যাগাজিনের জন্য সাপ্তাহিক একটা কলাম লিখতেন – কিছুমাত্রায় স্মৃতিচারণা, কিছুমাত্রায় ব্লগ – ( লেখেন’ও হয়তো এখনো ? ) – কলকাতায় যখন যাই তখন পড়ে’ওছি দুএকটা … Continue reading

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Chris Cornell RIP, and a memory

I am not really a music fan. I have no ear and no taste for music, and listen because that’s just the way it is. I do not seek out new music – no chance. There are some songs and … Continue reading

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Indian Football

Before the shiny, glitzy ‘Horidas’er Bulbulbhaja’ that is the English Premier League invaded the footballing conscience, there was the Kolkata League, and Mohun Bagan vs. East Bengal. PK Banerjee vs. Amal Datta. Krishanu, Bikash, Sudip, Subrata, Satyajit, Basudeb, Chibuzor, Atanu … Continue reading

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Rabi Thakur, Translation and a facebook conversation

(This is in response to a comment on facebook) I will make a huge generalization. Indians, by and large, and except for a handful of people, do not read other Indians of a different language. Unless they write in English. … Continue reading

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