Monday, March 06, 2006

I got tagged - My secrets are out

I have been tagged by Sushi with this list. Will give it a try.

Four jobs I've had:
Scriptwriter in a TV commercials production company
Copywriter in one of the world's top integrated marketing companies
Agency editor for more than 20 corporate newsletters, including one of UNFPA
Journalist specialised in marketing and advertising features

Four movies I can watch all over again:
Al Risala (Arabic)
The Passion Of Christ (Hebrew, Aramaic, etc)
Control Room (English)
Swades (Indian)

Four TV shows I love:
Hard Talk by Tim Sebastian - long time since I caught that on the Beeb
Dexter on Cartoon Network
Kaal Kapaal Mahakaal - India's very own version of X-files
Anything on Discovery Channel or National Geographic

Four favourite dishes:
Half-boiled eggs (how creative!)
Qeema (minced meat - Indian style)
Lassi (sweet buttermilk)
Tuna with pasta

Four sites I visit daily:
My writing blog
Creative Majlis - a group of creative people united for a cause
Yahoo Mail

Four places I'd rather be right now:
Iraq, as a journalist
USA, as a documentary film maker or an academic
Makkah, as a pilgrim
In bed, peacefully asleep (it's 2 in the morning!)

Four books I read this year:
Who Will Cry When You Die by Robin Sharma (No, it's not about being a suicide bomber)
Gandhi - His Life & Message for the World by Louis Fischer
Silent No More by Paul Findley
Handbook for Bloggers & Cyber Dissidents by Reporters Without Borders

Four Bloggers I am tagging:
Shaykhspeara Sha'ira
Slogan Murugan


maya said...

completed the tag farrukh...

Shaykhspeara Sha'ira said...

lol I tagged you first!

Shaykhspeara Sha'ira said...

Whatever happened to Tim, he is hardly on these days. However he was brilliant when he interviewed Abu Hamza aka Captain Hook.

farrukh: copywriter & journalist said...

Last I met Tim at the Gulf Marketing Forum. He was doing Doha Talks in Qatar.

And he had given a very good talk on the freedom of the press, which I couldn't get a copy of, even though I tried.

SloganMurugan said...


You tagged me! The not-so-secrets are on my blog too now.

And Beeb's Tim is in Doha, managing some noisy debates.

Shaykhspeara Sha'ira said...

On a different note, have you heard of the film made by Ovidio Salazar exploring the life of Al-Ghazali called " Al-Ghazali: the alchemist of happiness."