Not that sort of quickie, you perv. Just wanted to give a small update of the vacation that will soon come to an end. Btw, “Never have I ever” been this happy to announce the end of one. Hmm maybe I should have titled the post “Never have I ever”, but then again, I do … More Quickie
Dear everyone who has ever read any post of mine, If i ever offer any advice of any sort to you, on this blog or in person, please do NOT listen to a word i have said. I say this with a very serious face (which you can’t see because I don’t do Vlogs. It … More Sorry I ignored you, Taylor Swift
I am sure you all are aware of my brilliant scheme to flee to Canada soon. In order to do that I must overcome certain hurdles; one of them is having to take IELTS. I am unable to find another GIF that would explain my feelings more accurately. And why should I give this exam anyway? … More Proficient Enough?
It’s through my Facebook news feed that I realized that Qandeel Baloch was mudered by her brother. The entire nation is grieving over the death of Qandeel Baloch, quite evident through their numerous status updates and Facebook posts. So who is Qandeel Baloch anyway? The word is “social media celebrity”. Whatever that means. In my … More Just another honor killing
A few weeks ago my mother went to the passport office with my little brother (15 years old) to get him a new passport before his current one expires. All citizens of Pakistan should have a valid passport at all times; you never know when you may need to flee the country. However, the attempt to … More But I am not angry.
I successfully predicted this year’s Oscars. Well, three of them at least. Made me feel immensely proud, like Now they owe me an Oscar too. But the Osars isn’t what I want to talk of tonight. Ms. Sharmeen Obai Chinoy from Pakistan was nominated for for the best short documentary and managed to win again, … More
My best-friend from high school sent me a Facebook message yesterday that she got engaged and was hoping I would be there at the wedding. ACHA. My best-friend from high school. We haven’t really been in touch over the years but I guess it was a very nice gesture on her part. Because I could … More I do, I do. Do you?
Hello to all my lovely readers and specially to those who have actually noticed I have been away. I have missed being here. I was busy. No, scratch that- I did not make enough time for writing and that’s a shame. It’s one of the things I do for myself. What have I been upto? … More Guess Who’s Back?
This post is written not to mourn the children who have been killed in the Peshawar attacks. It is to congratulate the Taliban. It was only when I was purchasing some mints from the departmental store at the hotel that I heard about the Peshawar attacks. Apparently, a couple of self-proclaimed self righteous suicide bomber … More Congratulation, Taliban!
Ignore the awkwardness of my right hand, and give it to me straight. Honestly, am I bearing too much skin? Do I look like a attention seeking whore? Do I look trashy? Apparently so. Since I work mostly evening shifts, I can only go to such shenanigans before three in the afternoon. AFK is nearer … More I Deserve To Be Murdered Because I Dress Nice
I had an amazing week. No, really, I did. I went to a cultural festival that was not too crowded and surprisingly, fun. L’hotel has been busy as fuck, crawling with foreigners from all over the world to see an exhibition of arms, ammunition and weapons, paying for ridiculously priced hotel rooms. Even the stupid event … More Karachi Cultural Festival at AFK
Sept 23rd: A guide to your city! Share some of the hot-spots and hidden gems of where you live. Hearing Pakistan’s name and specially Karachi’s name on the news, makes you think of only negative thoughts. Call it bad luck or fate but sadly my beloved country’s and Karachi’s name is interlinked with the words … More Blog Tember Challenge: Day Nine
As I was writing my Blog Tember Challenge talking about Westlife I had two flashbacks. One was of me, sitting in a room at the house in Lahore I grew up in, lying on the bed with the room locked, music on full volume. The other was an image of the girl who tortured me … More I am a fan of grown men in fur coats
This is going to be a very quick, apology post. Sort of. This post is triggered by a comment from a Hugxheart, who I admire for speaking out to something she thought is wrong. Check out her blog, she seems like and is a very sweet person and I’m sure she meant well when she … More And also, what if people are just pouring warm water over there heads?
If you’re a regular reader, you might be aware of my fondness for gifs. What I love about them is how many I options do I have to express my emotions to you all. Here’s how I feel about the Ice Bucket Challenge or #IceBuck..whatever.. I mean, really? REALLY? It’s such a dumb thing to … More Ice Bucket Challenge VS Smile Pakistan Challenge