I don’t understand a word he is saying. It’s French. Oh. Probably not. Because I can speak French. I turned back and had a good luck at the backbenchers. They ...
Original post: City Landmarks – Sevakunj Hostel Suggested Reading: Experience of an expat student living in Sevakunj Hostel In one of his works, Intizar Hussain sb compares old buildings to trees which have their roots deep inside people’s hearts. Phir Jeena marna, hasna roona, khana peena, everything revolves around such landmarks. And they remain forever […]
Ratan Talao. Always found the name fascinating. Phonetically soothing. Always been confused with the directions and forgot about it all until found this brilliant piece on it by Akhtar Balouch. I geared up for Sunday exploration after discussing it with friend who asked his colleague to show me the directions though someone has kindly marked […]
1) Really? Never knew that buffaloes could swim. ~ A baffled girl in M. Hanif’ session at KLF 2) Do you plan to write a novel in Urdu No, Jis tarah mujhe gali sirf Punjabi mein aati hai, waisay novel sirf angrezi mein aata hai 3) I am a Punjabi and a Sunni, I […]
“So when did you arrive in Karachi” “When did I arrive in Karachi? Let’s see. I arrived here in Karachi in 1968, in a hospital” I turned around and had a good look at the first member of the group I was taking out to explore the city. She was visiting Karachi after spending several […]
[Text by The Karachi Walla and Photos by Zinnia Naqvi] Botal Gali. The name is fascinating. And it is fascinating in a way. The Karachi Walla has not seen so many liquor bottles at one place. Of course empty and cleansed for future halal consumption. Getting these is easier than I thought. Head to Pakistan […]