Phone conversations with my father are often long. Sometimes, we talk about very heavy stuff, like the lofty things that I want to achieve, but most times, we just chit-chat about one comedy show or another. I can’t pick up a call from my dad if I am not sure I have at least ten minutes to talk.And his silences are very elaborate – I can tell so much from my dad’s silences. Like when I tell him I want to go for a sleepover at a friend’s house and he keeps quiet or when I tell him that something has annoyed me so much and he just keeps quiet and after a while says, “Are you sure?”And he sees many things that I… Next »
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