Happy news! The yearly magazine for our university, AKUMEN, came out today…and yes, you’ve guessed it, yours truly is in print, and with not one or two but five separate pieces in it! Yup. Three poems and two pieces. Considering only one of the pieces was written specifically for the mag and the rest I… Continue reading AKUMEN and New Year’s
I love almost every one of the strips these guys make, but of course there have been some more favourite than others. I will add the links to these when I find them, otherwise these were just a few I’d saved on my computer because I loved them so much. They have such a strange,… Continue reading Favourite A Softer Worlds
~ This was Part 1. ~ Sometimes I think one of the reasons why I’m still not qualified as a pakki Karachi girl is that I don’t respond to every situation with a sharp tongue and a witty response. I prefer the frigid British stare, but most people here are impervious to it. I’d picked… Continue reading tri-wheeled morality – part II
~ Two real life incidents ~ An arm extended, at the end of which my hand flaps dully and ineffectually as I shield my eyes with the other and wait for the small but loud vehicle to slow down and stop. Not that they ever slow down enough – the screeching of brakes whistle by… Continue reading tri-wheeled morality – part I
Those of you who remember this post will remember me mentioning my friend A.p. (Taimur Mazhar)’s happy-ness/melodic melancholy-causing music created with a friend under the name of 6LA8. Well to everyone’s surprise and uttermost delight (not least the band members’) 6LA8 was reviewed online yesterday by none other than MTV DESI! http://www.mtvdesi.com/2010/12/01/the-pakistani-post-rock-sound-of-6la8/ So as you… Continue reading 6LA8 on MTV desi!!!