Asylum for a lost self

Asylum for a lost self

October 7th 2012 was the day I last posted. Haven’t been with myself since! And it feels like I just went away from the screen for a sec, but when I try to recall the past 5 months events, it seems like I have really dragged myself’ a long way. Be it the angioplasty of … Continue reading

Myopic Eyes

Myopic Eyes

I never wanted to wear glasses because I thought I would look like this : Plus at that time (1995), wearing glasses meant that you are not cool, you are a nerd, a book-worm, an alien, and all similar negatives were attached to this fashion accessory of today. I don’t remember when this problem started, … Continue reading

Letter to The Followers

Letter to The Followers

Greetings… My Dear Readers, and Followers! I am writing this letter to you sitting on the same seat in the same spot of my apartment from where I make all postings to my blog, Abida is in Kitchen for dinner and Mizhgan is asleep. It has been a slow day followed by a silent, strange eve, now evolving into a … Continue reading

Of Bathing and Motivation

Of Bathing and Motivation

True that! Great line from Zig Ziglar… has been a hit ! A Super-Hit! Bathing & Motivation : The relationship between bathing and motivation is strange… and funny too! The first ‘service’ we receive after birth is that we are given a bath , the lady who has just given birth is highly motivated about the newborn, and the guy next to … Continue reading

When Flooded, Turn Around! Don’t Drown!

When Flooded, Turn Around! Don’t Drown!

It has been a furious monsoon so far . . . In view of the recent flood situation triggered by stormy rains, the Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) department of my office circulated an email today on staying safe with our vehicles on flooded roads. I would like to share points of the same so that … Continue reading

Arid Days and Barren Nights

Arid Days and Barren Nights

In simple words, they call it ‘Writer’s Block’ . . . I started writing in 1992 when I was in grade two, it was an article about the invention of matchstick, the publication of this little article on matchstick lit the writing fire inside me and I continued sending my flames (pun intended) to different magazines … Continue reading

Legends and The Legacy

Legends and The Legacy

What else could I have inherited from a tribe of poets and writers except the literary heirloom?! My forefathers came from India empty-handed (The 1947 divide) , they started their life from the scratch for settling down in different cities of Pakistan, mostly in Rawalpindi and Karachi. Although all of the assets and property was left behind in Amroha , … Continue reading

Originally posted on 12vthdimension:
In order to enjoy the mood of the blog-post at its fullest, replace the word “donkey” with its synonym “ass“ when suggested! Sooooo…… Ever wondered y God made donkeys [yeah, replace 🙂 ]? [Or you are just simply satisfied living your life the way it is? ] Simmmple…. God made donkeys,…

Originally posted on 12vthdimension:
  Though these scorching rays of sun tease my heart more as they burn the life of this “could have been Bey-nazir/Diana” and I also shamelessly admit that she will continue with this pattern of life as her mother and her mother did and years after only the face will change into…

FM Nostalgia

FM Nostalgia

Memories are always super-sonic! “Clack” , the old, rusty padlock greeted me with excitement as I forcefully twisted the only key available to access the abandoned house. For a couple of moments, everything remained silent. I felt as someone with dark eyes was staring at me from the neem tree in the right corner of the … Continue reading