Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Talvin Singh's Traveller

Starts off with 'The world is sad' and ends with these flute solos. Very moving and will touch anyone deep inside. Makes me think of a dispute raging between the mind and the self.
The flute solos in the end just make u cry. They touch you so deep inside. Tells you the tale of some far, forgotten people living in a far, forgotten land, tears all dried up, surviving with the pain crawling within.
It's a wonder how a simple instrument can make you think about so much. The flute just cries out and makes an appeal to someone, anyone, to listen to the woes, the pains of being lonely and watching your loved ones suffer across the deserts, the seas and acres and acres of land.
You would just get entwined within the tale and actully see it happening right infront of your eyes.

Monday, May 01, 2006

Gibberish: Know thyself

It's hard! I mean, it was just a little more that 4 years when I came to Bangladesh and I thought I knew everything about myself and could go about being myself. I was wrong of course. And I managed to surprise myself. I look at the last few years, and I find that I have peeled off layer after layer from my body and within and never realised that I was doing so. I am sure there is no reason as to why I should be all surprised and overwhelmed with the idea of changing, for I am sure it is an integral and natural part of growing up to be an adult.
Maybe there is too much of a child in me. At least, there was. Time to release it? Hmm.... Just not yet....