17 Dec, 2007

A hijabi barbie purse presented to Minal.

17 Dec, 2007

Made in China (where else?) Need I say more?

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16 Dec, 2007

There are moments of peace…

16 Dec, 2007

There are moments of peace in this crazy city. Today, we took a 45 minute drive to visit Hawkes Bay beach. Winter-time is an amazing time to be out...

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14 Dec, 2007

More than 400 people…

14 Dec, 2007

More than 400 people gathered at Regal Chowk, in the heart of old Karachi, to hold a demonstration to protest agai[Image]nst Musharraf’s ‘Emergency’ (which ironically, will be removed tomorrow)....

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13 Dec, 2007

This week has been one of…

13 Dec, 2007

This week has been one of much action in Karachi. Thanks to the People’s Resistance (an assortment of activists, journalists and community members) who are organizing to express resistance...

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05 Dec, 2007

We’ve only been in this city…

05 Dec, 2007

We’ve only been in this city of 15 million for about four days but it feels as if we never left—other than the fact that the weather and fruits...

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10 Nov, 2007

Today, I was sharing with…

10 Nov, 2007

Today, I was sharing with friends that Minal and I will be returning to Karachi soon to see my father who hasn’t been well. One friend (like most people...

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04 Nov, 2007

Pakistan: Martial Law….again

04 Nov, 2007

On November 3, General Musharraf declared a state of emergency in Pakistan (something that has been expected for the last 6 months). My sister, who is presently back in...

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20 Aug, 2007

I make up songs for Minal every…

20 Aug, 2007

I make up songs for Minal every day and I’m considering creating a blog just for her so I can put in my nonsensical thoughts about her. But then,...

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16 Aug, 2007

Dramatic return to Houston

16 Aug, 2007

Last Thursday, Minal and I flew out of Karachi right as a heavy rainstorm was starting up—our only experience of the monsoon this year—and it took us over an...

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02 Aug, 2007

University of Karachi/ KU

02 Aug, 2007

It’s a long drive from our corner of the city, Clifton, to the northern edge of Karachi where the campus of University of Karachi is located. (Everyone always refers...

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