“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 ...
“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 […]
I woke up with the taste of blood in my mouth. My head was spinning and my whole body ached. There was a blinding light in the middle of my room, enough to trigger a migraine. I tried to move my hand to shelter my eyes from the light but realized that my hand was […]
“I want to see that cinema in Lyari”, I told my escort “Let’s avoid Lyari”, he told me I did not say anything but crossing next to Crown Cinema, I slowed my car and parked it right in front of the cinema. He had to oblige. The gate was shut. We knocked on it vehemently. […]
Jinnah, Intekhab Alam, Mushtaq Mohammad, Sadiq Mohammad and Haroon Rasheed all went to Church Mission School. It will be interesting to know how this place become a nursery of a generation of great cricketers. The chowkidar was clueless about it. Perhaps the kids playing in the empty courtyard were the answer themselves. Let’s see what we know about the school. Colonel […]
Wazir Mansion may be the birth place of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Nothing can be said with certainty about him in this country. Though everyone would love to own the rights to his birth place, his furniture and clothes, but no one would actually care what he was preaching all that time. In Muhammad Hanif’s words “I […]