“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 ...
A Good Old-fashioned Cinema. With a decent parking space and unusual facade, Afshan Cinema will certainly catch your eye if you are driving near the intersection of Martson Road and Nasheman Street. It must have seen glorious days in 60s when it provided entertainment to bustling population of cinema goers. So what went wrong? I […]
Railroad Nostalgia. The railway station which had seen better days. It still plays a role in social scene. Albeit differently. Someone had setup used clothing shop on the tracks and children were playing Cricket on the platform. Few people were chilling under the shadow of Station building. Apparently police has taken possession of the only […]
Aaj ke naam Aur Aaj ke gham ke naam Aaj ka gham ke hai zindagi ke bhare gulistan se khafa Zard patton ka ban Zard patton ka ban jo mera des hai Dard ki anjuman jo mera des hai Aanewaale Dinon Ke Safiiron Ke Naam Vo Jo Khushbuu-E-Gul Kii Tarah Apane Paigaam Par Khud Fidaa […]
One of the most iconic Karachi buildings. Considered to be the greatest achievement on James Strachan’s impressive resume. DJ Science college building is a fantastic aesthetic undertaking which has not lost its grandeur with time. But if we have done justice to its soul is a separate topic altogether. DJ Science college was founded as […]
An unlikely place to be at. Jackson Police Station. Founded in 1924, it probably is the oldest surviving police station in Karachi. I had no means to confirm this fact by not-so-interested-in-history policemen at Jackson Police Station. But they certainly took pride in working at such an old landmark. They took even more pride in […]