Seiko Big Boss is a diver’s watch made by the Seiko company. This one is in particular is a good looking all stainless steel watch which works on Kinetic energy. Means hand movements charge a small battery that keeps the watch working. It shows date and time, besides having a rotating bezel for time keeping… Continue reading The story of Seiko Diver’s watch
Those, living in Rawalpindi since last 30 years or less might recall a small shop selling Ice Cream in Saddar called as “Softo”. Well the shop and its owner has been there since my teens and is a favorite of any child living in Rawalpindi, including me, that is 🙂 And frankly there’s still a… Continue reading The “Softo” effect!
I live in an area where we get sub-surface water, thanks to the management. Its enough for us to drink, bathe, clean and wash. The management has installed water filtration plants where one can go and get drinking water. To be frank this becomes a big hassle specially in summers. Besides I could never trust… Continue reading The quest for clean drinkable water
Image courtesy of vectorolie at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Little Ibs is always bombarding me with his innocent questions and at times I find them laughable, sometimes I really have to think hard to answer his questions. Making a small boy understand complex questions is really difficult. Here’s one for example, he told me to get a new… Continue reading Do Superheroes really exist?
Image courtesy of nenetus at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The Internet is a huge resource of unlimited knowledge and opportunities, available to anyone and everyone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It’s always “there” for anyone for any purpose, which can range from seeking information, checking flight schedules, education, medical info, socializing… Continue reading Use of Mobile Technology by Children
I almost half jumped out of my car to snap this pic, it caught my eye on my way back from office and the I wouldn’t have missed it even if it meant doing a little bit of James Bond style of driving on the main Peshawar Road. It says, “Think…it’s not illegal yet!” WOW!… Continue reading Bumper Stickers 1
“Kiya haal hai bachoon”, (how are you kids?), somehow these words still ring in my ears, the venue was Bahria University (or was it school), Islamabad somewhere in 1992, and Vital Signs was there to play their magic, the band rushed to the stage and that’s when we heard JJ say, “Kiya hall hai bachoon”. Alas… Continue reading Remembering Junaid Jamshed; JJ