On Zakat, Or Spartan Charity

You will not find me volunteering for charity driven “causes” and the like. I am not for vainglorious philanthropy. I do not make donations to third parties. I do not believe in middle men. I need to see where my money is going. More importantly, I need to see where my help is going. I … Continue reading

New Year’s Manifesto

This year my New Year’s resolution was to be thankful. I think I have done okay. I have made it a point to say thank you. I, quite habitually, take people for granted. I am still working on this. I owe a lot to my family for continuing to support me, despite the unpopular decisions … Continue reading

Bloggers I’ve Met

There have been many over the year or so I’ve been on Kottu. Starting with the Queen Of The Dark Asylum, who was the one that convinced me to start blogging, like a proper blog, not the crap I used to pollute WordPress with. Back then I only posted my lyrics and poetry on Facebook, … Continue reading