The experiments of writing about reading & about life, death & and all things in-between

“Annihilation” a beautiful word, with a meaning totally opposite to its pure oral aesthetic. There are other beautiful words, I am sure. Taste is subjective, obviously, but I am sure no one will disagree with the word Annihilation, taken purely as spoken, is beautiful....

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Excerpt from 1994 interview with the late Maizan Hassan Manik

Mr. Maizan Hassan Maniku is the Director of the Marine Research Unit, a department of the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture. Trained as a Marine biologist he is acknowledged as an expert on the local environment. In this he is involved in research into...

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In Between.

Your travels haven't been kind or comfortable. I can tell. You are tired, wherever you go you are left stranded, stuck with so much love inside you and noone to give it to. I wouldn't know what to do with it either. I still...

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Whole, Whole, Half.

It is continuous and flowing, he said. a constant, this state. A highway stretching out as far as the eye can see Earlier he had sat lost in reverie at the beauty of the spaces decorating the landscape rather than the landmarks. "Look" he...

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swipe

building new connections + conversations / diversity + exchange

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100 ways to sweat

experimental social project / cultural artifact / art book / souvenir

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King Kalaafaan Manuscripts

How the Maldives monarchy treasured the remembrance of a fallen king for more than four hundred years.

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