I’m Building Myself A Radio!!!

Okay, “building” is an exaggeration. But I’m definitely making a Radio from scratch. This is not a School Project. Rather, it’s something I’m doing to pass time during holidays. I dedicated a lot of time to learn the Morse Code last week, and I’m proud to announce that I’ve crossed the Beginner’s Level. Mind you, making a Radio is no child’s play and since I’m a high schooler, I’m taking the help of my Physics Prof to get me a Sounding Board. I went out and brought all these p-n junction diodes and transistors and yadda yadda yadda. My prof had all the terminal names printed on the Board so that makes my job a teeny bit easy. But it’s still work, though definitely not a chore because I’M LOVIN IT and can’t wait to get started for REAL!

Editors’ Picks: 2016 Chinese Novels Translations

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Another year is ending, and we have SO many C-Novels to talk about, yet again. The 2015 Chinese Novel Translations Review done by me and @LucilleLyons had been really successful. So, this time, I’m back with @chairmanlichi to look back at 2016 (coz we have nothin’ better to do anyway. And there’s no place we’d rather be!)

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Book Review: Songs of Blood and Sword by Fatima Bhutto

Why did I choose this book to read and then write a review about? Because I’m unabashedly political. And because I wanted to understand the psyche of a country (read: Pakistan) which has been repeatedly accused of exporting terrorism across the world. Even as I post this, India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Bhutan have pulled out of the SAARC Summit that was to be conducted in Islamabad, as a form of protest. I’m talking about Pakistan and its role in the recent Uri Attacks. For those of you who don’t know about it: here’s the story. And now, back to the book.

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When The Sun Goes Down: Prologue

Okay, we’re out with the prologue, which is pretty long. But it’s also the most important part of the story: the link to the past and present. Here, we meet our protagonist, who is battling on that thin line of life and death, waiting for her love to come to her one last time. Will death relent or will it be as unforgivable as ever? For those of you who haven’t read the Synopsis yet: here you go.

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When The Sun Goes Down: Introduction

Okay, we’ve officially decided to translate When The Sun Goes Down by Ming Yue. She’s a close friend of Xiao Li (author of The Lone Star In My Constellation). We tried summarizing the chapters but felt that the real essence of the book is getting diluted. Also, Ming Yue made some really interesting changes to the book. So, folks, we bring you, When The Sun Goes Down.

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