30 Jan, 2008

It’s always a shock to return to Houston…

30 Jan, 2008

It’s always a shock to return to Houston after having been away for sometime. People ask me: “Are you jetlagged?” This week, my answer is: “I am culture-lagged.” Two...

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19 Jan, 2008

Airports

19 Jan, 2008

i was too tired to photograph all the airports we visited during that 48 hour period. here, you can see karachi (2 hrs) and heathrow (5 hrs) . the...

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16 Jan, 2008

Dubai invades Karachi

16 Jan, 2008

Blogspot is back up and running in Pakistan, but other websites are still hard to enter such as the Human Rights Commission website. Definitely feels as if things are...

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16 Jan, 2008

An article in today's The News…

16 Jan, 2008

An article in today’s The News gives updates on government blocks on blogspot.

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16 Jan, 2008

Life continues to be turbulent. Those arrested…

16 Jan, 2008

Life continues to be turbulent. Those arrested yesterday were released on bail late last night, and today there was another bombing in Landhi in the outskirts of Karachi. Ten...

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14 Jan, 2008

More arrests.

14 Jan, 2008

More arrests. We return from a day at the beach–a wonderful multi-generation family gathering with the older generation, my cousins, our kids. Just a calm January day where we...

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13 Jan, 2008

Today, Justice Bhagwandas was placed…

13 Jan, 2008

Today, Justice Bhagwandas was placed under house arrest in Karachi — read more in Teeth Maestro. And yesterday, shortly before a lawyers’ rally was scheduled to take place in...

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13 Jan, 2008

It has almost been two a little …

13 Jan, 2008

It has almost been two a little over two weeks since BB was killed, but life is slowly shifting to a dull normalcy. Today, I briefly attended a Women’s...

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11 Jan, 2008

Around the city, billboards and writings…

11 Jan, 2008

Around the city, billboards and writings welcoming Benazir are scattered on walls and roundabouts. But Benazir is gone, and a sense of depression and grief pervails. The January 7...

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09 Jan, 2008

Today, we drive to the Sea Wall with Minal's cousin…

09 Jan, 2008

Today, we drive to the Sea Wall with Minal’s cousin to attend her classical Indian dance class taught by dancer-performer Sheema Kirmani, who also runs a theater group called...

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