Falak Sher the Barber

Falak Sher is a barber by profession. He also works part time as an assistant at a restaurant washing dishes. He does this to support his family. He is my regular barber, and when giving me a haircut he does a lot of talking. A few days back he told me that his wife was […]

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Karadeniz Powership reaches Pakistan

Sometime back I blogged about Karadeniz Powership which had set sail for Pakistani shores. Now it has reached Pakistan and is docked at Karachi. To the common man this might sound as a great relief, but actually it is just another way of fleecing the already over-burdened people of Pakistan by the incompetent Government. Well […]

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Why the Starlings won’t fly!

I was on vacation a few days back and went to my native town. The good thing about vacations is that everyday seems like Sunday. So one fine sunny Tuesday I went to the local market a saw at least 20 or so Starlings on the roads, sidewalks, under parked cars, near shops and almost […]

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A selection of good Jokes

Thanks to SMS packages in Pakistan, I get a dozen or at times more jokes daily. I have shortlisted a few for sharing with my friends. Hope you enjoy them! Smith goes to see his supervisor in the front office. “Boss” he says, “we are doing some heavy house-cleaning at home tomorrow and my wife […]

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