I had a different post planned for today, but this recent incident has shaken me up too badly to want to blog about anything else. Yesterday, gunmen shot down 14 year-old activist Malalai Yousufzai in Swat. This brave little girl, who had simply wanted education for herself and her sisters, who had the courage to… Continue reading For Malalai
I know I’ve been gone for a while. I wanted to write in this post about recent events in my life that had me poetic, wax and wane lyrical about floating and sensuality and the funky human cause for my sudden loss of gravity. I wanted to write about the termination of those poetic events,… Continue reading of body positivity
As you may know, the Young Doctor’s Association in Punjab has been on a strike for the last few months. Several hundreds of young doctors have handed in their resignations after failure of the governement to listen to our pleas to raise the salaries of young doctors to a decent figure. In the past few… Continue reading The YDA strike and the doctor’s debate
6LA8 has a new album right here. My guitar heroes (lol), Omer and Taimur, whom I am forever in awe of/proud of, have come up with some prettyy awesome stuff in their earlier album, In Wake of a Dying Nation, which, if you ever read anything on this blog, you would know was reviewed and… Continue reading The Moderate Picture
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
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!!!
I was hitting random on the xkcd page when I came across this. Just wanted to share it here ; the future-employer thing, its something I’ve been thinking of, but not wanting to think about. I like his answer. Life’s too short anyway. http://xkcd.com/137/ see you around.