Image courtesy of stockdevil at FreeDigitalPhotos.net It would start at around 10 in the morning daily with out fail, slowly increasing in intensity sometimes throbbing, sometimes like a burning sensation. For two hours it would ascend pushing me in to an abyss of loneliness which at times seemed unfathomable. During this time, not one but… Continue reading On dealing with pain…
Sometime back the MoI in its magnanimity did a great favor to the citizens of this country by lifting the ban on arms licenses. The ban was actually imposed by the previous Government to control the worsening law and order situation in the country, which itself was deplorable as well a laughable thing to do. That… Continue reading How to get a Ministry of Interior, Arms License in Pakistan
“The most dangerous thing in the world is a Second Lieutenant with a map and a compass.” For 29 years I tried to live like a “civilian” in the Army, much to the chagrin of my bosses (sorry guys, if you’re reading this, that is ), funny thing is after retirement I am Colonel Sahib… Continue reading A Farewell to Arms: The Khalai Makhlooq Version 🙂
Please read this post as a continuation of this one. So I was on the lookout for options,as junior needed a small thrifty device on his daily sojourns to the football field. Being in contact with him gives me that peace of mind, considering today’s not so comatose environments. Since all cellular operators in Pakistan… Continue reading The tiniest Cellphone
Just last week an acquaintance, a man I knew since more than a year, got shot, and died due to bleeding. He got shot in the arm by one of his business partners. In order to protect his privacy I will not share much details about him except that he was over 6 feet tall,… Continue reading To carry or not to carry, that’s the question
Image Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/ “Motorcycle Girl” is a new Pakistan film based on Zenith Irfan’s solo journey from Lahore to Khunjerab on a motorbike. It was her father’s dream to travel the world on a motorbike that could not be realized due to his death. Zenith then took it upon herself to travel the journey in… Continue reading Motorcycle Girl! Inspirational stuff!
It was 2006 when I bought my first UPS. It was a basic model 700 VA thingy with a 12 V, 100 AHC battery attached to it. It was good enough contraption to power my small house with three bulbs and a fan. That was the time load-shedding had reared its ugly head. I needed… Continue reading The Electricity Conundrum in Pakistan