Something about Pindi boys…..

Image courtesy of satit_srihin at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Ever wonder why there’s so much rumpus about “Pindi Boys”? There’s always lots of  hoo-ha when one of them is around you. Or, even if one is not around the mere mention of a Pindi Boy evokes weird glances, uncanny thoughts and ephemeral sentiments which more often than not […]

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The “Softo” effect!

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 […]

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The Careem Experience 

Careem has recently launched its services in the Twin Cities of Rawalpindi-Islamabad amidst much fanfare. All roads leading into and out of Islamabad were adorned with banners advertising Careem’s launch. A recent unplanned  shopping spree by my spouse left me pretty much without a ride for a whole day. With colleagues waiting at the dinner […]

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The brave proletariat

  The checklist was long and taxing, I knew the day ahead was not an easy one, not at least with the Mercury reaching 45 Celsius and the Sun making it more difficult for me. This was not that normal mid-summer Sunday one could spend at home in front of the PC or TV, off […]

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