Because one, we never forgot it happened. and just because we couldn’t find it in ourselves to let it out then, we feel the world could now be more gentle in hearing our stories. Two, if we wanted to ruin lives, we could have done so at that exact time, when we had plenty of… Read More Why are women remembering things from 20 years ago and accusing others and ruining their lives?
Today I am truly shameful for calling myself a Pakistani. 17 years ago, a friend confided in me that she was an Ahmedi. “Please don’t tell anyone, my mother forbade me to tell this to anyone” At 13 she trusted me with her secret. At 13, I didn’t know why she felt she needed to… Read More Deeply shameful Naya Pakistan
Every 3rd answer that I read is now not only anonymous but is also written by a 24,25,26 year old female unmarried/married working for an MNC/studying in a university(IIT/engineering) having sex or involved in fifty shades of sexual activity you only find in smut literature. HONESTLY WHERE HAS THE CREATIVITY GONE? Is Quora now honestly… Read More Is Quora another stop shop for pervy Indian men?
Give yourself a pat on the back, Pakistan. You did it. 5 years and we are mere hours away from electing a democratic government. Well done! Whoever you vote for tomorrow (AND YOU MUST VOTE) do it because you feel right about your chosen candidate. You had FIVE years to mull over who is worthy… Read More Congratulations Pakistan
I read Me Before You a while back and I had trouble understanding Will’s predicament. He wanted to die. He was wheelchair bound, unable to move any part of his body but could only hear, see and speak. He wanted to kill himself to rid himself and his family the ‘misery’ he was trapped in.… Read More How do you stop them from wanting to die?
I am anti social media. and that’s rich coming from me considering I use wordpress to vent my woes. I was never like this though. The reason I came to hate social media was how people realized that to earn their ten seconds of fame they had to stay on top of the game even… Read More The Farting Pakistani and Other WhatsApp Nonsense
I never thought I would be writing this. Never ever. People die everyday. Some memorable, some not so much. How do you mourn for someone who lay somewhere in between? THAT seems to be the debate on social media since last night ever since the unfortunate news broke about the horrific crash of Flight 661… Read More Let’s mourn today. Tomorrow, you can continue hating.
If there’s one desi phrase that ticks all the wrong notes with me is when someone tries to bless me with their prayer for me having my “kismet opened”. It’s a euphemism for getting married or rather finding a guy to get married to. Why would you say this prayer annoys me? Well for one, the… Read More Kismet Kholo