“Let’s stop and see Lady Dufferin?” My escort suddenly got excited and insisted that we make a stop. We have been driving for past one hour on and around MA ...
The session began with an introduction. One had to introduce himself and state the reason for being there at the 23rd Rutjugga of Karachi Amateur Astronomers Society in Mirpur Sakhro. There were people from all walks of the life, of all ages. A lot of them had philosophical reasons; some question which need to be […]
Serendipity is The Karachi Walla’s greatest ally. Finding Haji Malang Hotel was such a pleasant surprise. Tucked between insipid concrete structure, it was an instant favorite. Original and unassuming. It looked like a desi pub where sailors meet before or after the expeditions far far away. Its not very far. Its right there in the […]
The van stopped near a residential block to pick up the pamphlets. Zainab grew restless. The van has brought her and others to Karachi from their village in interior Sindh and now they had to wait till they reach their destination. She looked out of the window. She saw a family stepping out of their car. A […]
Abandoned. Abandoned by the Railways but still playing a role in people’s lives. As a socializing space. As a parking space for vehicles. As a storage for tree logs. As a cricket ground for children. The Karachi Walla expected the station named after the birthplace of Jinnah to be somewhere in Kharadar but it was […]
“I have found a tower from where they used to blow the siren in case of an air attack”, a friend called me on the phone “That must be something”, I said, not knowing what awaited me there. I drove there on a Sunday. I picked up my friend near Dow Hospital and he showed […]