S M Mamunur Rahman
Freelance Writer | Blogger | Editor of The Masterpiece
How I Unfollowed My Father and Learned Things Differently
My father lost his father when he was a school student. He and his older brother struggled much to survive as the family was not so well-off. At that time, they lived in a rural area with no money and guidance.
I Lent Some Money to a Friend and I Lost Both — the Money and the Friend
Don't ever lend money to your friend. It's dangerous. In 2017, a close friend of mine asked me to lend him some money. He was a good friend so far, and we knew each other for almost 06 years. At that time, he was staying abroad and needed the money for his family at home. So, he asked me to send the money to his relative's bank account.
I Saw Some ‘Aliens’ While Visiting a Bookshop in the City
My friend Shams was searching for a book named The Anarchy by William Dalrymple. He visited my office, waited till my work ends, and then suggested me to go with him to a bookshop. For the record, I live in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, and worked at The Daily Star, the country's leading English Daily.
Do You Know — Yanni Can Bring Heaven on Earth?
It took me 30 years to understand where the music comes from. - Yanni Did you know, in 1969, at the age of 14, Yanni broke the Greek National Swimming Record for the men's 50-meter freestyle event? Yanni could have been a great swimmer, no doubt, but he chose music instead.
To Make Friends, You Must Come Out of Your Glass-Jar
Isn't it a bit cold today? Yeah, it's cold. The conversation is finished before the beginning. How often do you start a conversation with questions like this? It's safe as it doesn't need a personal opinion to answer. You can reply without forcing yourself into a real conversation.
Don’t Give a Fuck About Your Romantic Shit
Where There Is Love, There Is Heartbreak. It's Natural. Do you think you can love someone forever? No, you don't. Maybe there can be one or two exceptions. But life is not a fucking fairy tale. There is no 'happily ever after.' And the concept of romantic love changes over time.