One fine day, when the weather was being extremely kind to us Karachiites, my family and I decided to head out to Thatta. For those of who do not know, Thatta is an ancient city in the interior of Sindh. It was once upon a time the capital of Sindh during the Mughal Era. The… Continue reading Makli – The Great Necropolis
If you’re following the current affairs of the world, and in particular of a country called Pakistan in the South Asian geographic region. You must be aware that the country is preparing itself for its General Elections that are to take place on the 25th of July 2018. The time for elections is quickly approaching,… Continue reading Trying To Sum Up My Own Thoughts About The Elections.
C.S Lewis best known for his works of fiction especially the Chronicles of Narnia, writes about grief as the title itself suggests. The book itself is a collection of writings from time to time as Lewis goes about experiencing grief, it flows in terms of like various diary entries or a blog where he pours… Continue reading A Grief Observed – Book Review
The absence of noise is called silence, that’s the most basic definition out there for this word. But over the past two months, the definition for me has changed. Silence has become the hallowing noise that one empty room makes in my house. It’s the constant reminder of what has been lost. Silence, is not… Continue reading Silence.
In the temporary world we live in sometimes we forget that we for all we are, are just guests. Living a life that has been granted to us by a higher power and taking everything for granted. Instances like the death of a loved one, particularly someone who you held in the highest of regard… Continue reading Musings At Midnight
A lot can happen in a year, everyone knows that. But what I didn’t realize was, as I sit in the early days of 2018 I would look back exactly a year and have my heart yearn for that day and those moments that were left behind in 2017. Oh, how I wish I could… Continue reading What the Year 2017 took with it..
Mark Twain once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” These words ring true on so many levels. All… Continue reading From the Arabian Sea to the Karakoram
There are a lot of deadly combinations in the world, these combinations can make the world explode, make the earth shake and move mountains. One of the deadliest combination I have come across is not something someone thought of in a laboratory or anything. It is that of one girl, her thoughts and a song… Continue reading Musings At Midnight
Ikigai (n) Origin: Japanese A reason for being. “There are many days, when I am overwhelmed with a sadness so strong that it leaves me paralyzed in bed.” She admitted finally, “Moments when I fail to even think of one reason why I should be getting up and just continue with life.” “Maybe, you have… Continue reading Ikigai
It was the first rain of the year. You could hear the pitter-patter of the rain as it descended down from the heaven, refreshing the whole city. Children laughed and danced with utter glee as the drops of rains washed away the scorching heat of the sun and petrichor emanated from the earth. As the… Continue reading