I was an open book but still you couldn’t read!

Nothing terrifies me more than being so close to someone and then watching them become a stranger again. You couldn’t read my words, you couldn’t really understand my sentences, you couldn’t understand why I paused after a certain sentence or why I ended a sentence with an exclamation mark rather than a full stop. YouContinue reading “I was an open book but still you couldn’t read!”

Why I studied Law, and why I want to study law again?

The minute you tell someone that you want to study law – they assume one thing right off. You want to be a lawyer. You want to practice law. This misconception has spread, tainting the view of young students who look at degrees. They assume that if they don’t want to argue in court andContinue reading “Why I studied Law, and why I want to study law again?”

A Shikarpuri Old Woman

It was a pretty sunny day here in Karachi yesterday, I was at the Urdu bazar along with my friend Agha Mubashir. After buying some books we were looking for some chai (Tea) and then we just found a little Dhaba (Hotel) there. We ordered two cups of chai, and started some tittle-tattle suddenly this old woman, who was sitting next to us forwarded her hand towards me where a jug of water was placed on the table. I was so tired, that’s why I said immediately said Maaf karo Amma (pardon me/please leave). Then this beautiful scenario came into existence.