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Photo Story – The Mubarak Village Girl

It would be better if you shrugged off this wicked veil It would be better if you used your beauty to cover yourself Your pale countenance, your dry lips, your anxiety, your fear It would be better if you drove away these from over your head This scarf that covers you is beautiful indeed It […]

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Photo Story – Baba Naswar Farosh

Baba Noorullah is a boot polish walla. A Pakhtun Karachi Walla. He also sells Naswaar. His idea of perfect landscape: Mountains, Rivers, Clouds, A hut and date palm trees. Somewhere in Mahmoodabad.

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Photo Story – The Pakistani Dream

How do we build a cozy comfort zone? Get you back covered. Find some wooden sheets. Bring a filmi banner if there are holes left. Put it upside down. It will look cool. Get a political banner to hide smaller holes. Buy the multipurpose charpai. A Television. and you are good to go. ~ Somewhere […]

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PhotoStory – The Good Old Backyard

Photos by Mohsin and Text by The Karachi Walla. Red bricks. Fallen leaves. Blossoming Amaltas. Rusting garden tools. Green hedges and winding ditches. Date palms pregnant with sweetest of dates. Disappearing paint on the canvas of a backyard wall. A secret window full of promises. Radiant bloom of evergreen bougainvillea. Cracking sound of jammed backyard […]

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