09 Jul, 2014

another border…

Sehba Sarwar
09 Jul, 2014

I take a drive up to the Wagah border to experience the raising of flags ceremony that has been documented many times over. The afternoon is humid and hot,...

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10 Mar, 2014

home-cooked puri…

Sehba Sarwar
10 Mar, 2014

I wake up late this Sunday morning, and when I wander into the kitchen, I find that my mother Zakia Sarwar and Minal have kneaded whole-wheat flour to create...

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25 Aug, 2013

comfort food…

Sehba Sarwar
25 Aug, 2013

Paratha and sugar / cheeni – Minal’s comfort food.

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15 Jan, 2009

At the very last moment, as my trip…

Sehba Sarwar
15 Jan, 2009

At the very last moment, as my trip is winding down, the office of Constance Jones, Cultural Attaché at the US Embassy in Islamabad, sets up a visit for...

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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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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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