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
Participation of women in development results not only in social justice but helps reduce poverty. However, women in countries such as Pakistan, India and such still face a barrier when it comes to actually being able to contribute to the society. This is mostly due to lack of educational institutions for girls and health care… Continue reading The Workings Of Ciqam – The Green & The Prosperous.
Punjab, if one has ever been to they know the green lush one gets to see almost everywhere. This is also apparent when you’re high up in the sky and trying to catch a glimpse of everything from the plane. But as soon as one enters the province of Sindh, the stark contrast between the two provinces is so prominent that it takes your breath away.
Day 100 Going to the hospital requires a lot of patience, as all you do is wait. Your thoughts run away with every door that opens and closes on you. But you just sit there, waiting, waiting for something, anything really. The question is what are we all waiting for? Day 101 How weird hospitals… Continue reading Musings at the hospital