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
This post when read in the backdrop of recent pedophilia cases that have surfaced in Pakistan (Kasur to be specific) will make a lot of sense. It is a lamentation of a concerned parent who has been ripped off by a Telecom operator, without so much as a reminder or anything of the sort, called as… Continue reading Sojourn of the Zong Kids Watch ~ A concerned parent’s dilemma
Let me for once start from the summation, no issue has plagued our society like the one I want to ramble about today, “log kiya kahengay?” (the literal meaning being, “what will people say?”). It has perhaps remained buried deep inside my heart for such a long time, that I cannot even remember since when,… Continue reading “Log kiya kahengay”
Being a tea and coffee person isn’t unusual nowadays. In fact most of us are craving that daily fix first thing in the morning. For me a hot steaming cup of tea starts my day, it wakes me up and helps me think clearly, if at all 🙂 And I am not much of a… Continue reading Grapefruit juice ~ what a refreshing drink
If you travel the same route to office, five days a week, for almost three years, you tend to notice a lot of things. Things that otherwise may not be of much consequence, or might not appear to be important to you, but since we’re humans and wont to observe, feel and act, so this… Continue reading The Beggar Brigade