Paris Je T'aime - Day 2

Paris Je T'aime - Day 2

With the one thing I wanted to see out of the way, today I followed the Witch's plan. I followed the witch through the streets of Paris, had to pay

Paris Je T'aime - Day 1

Paris Je T'aime - Day 1

Run! Hide! Paris is melting! Or so I felt our first day there. One can be forgiven for laughing at a Pakistani complaining about 35 degrees. But this Pakistani has

Tour De London - Day 15

Tour De London - Day 15

I had alot planned for the last day in London on this trip. But with a train to Paris at 4, it was best not to add too many items

Tour de London - Day 14

Tour de London - Day 14

So after a fast and furious 12 days, parents are flying back. It was short and sweet trip, lots of fun and happy moments. Arrival Look at these two lovebirds

Tour de London - Day 13

Tour de London - Day 13

Its the day before the departure of the Old Ones. As punishment, I mean pure joy, I will spend the entire day with them. The day was spent lazing around.

Tour de London - Day 12

Tour de London - Day 12

The gist of what I learnt today is that Kensington Market or Queen West, or the Shangrila of Thornhill (hi Nicole!) hasn't got shit on Camden Market. But lets not

Tour de London - Day 11

Tour de London - Day 11

As part of my agreement to obey the wishes of the Old Ones, we headed to Oxford today. Small town England check. Famous university check. I did my O and

Tour de London - Day 10

Tour de London - Day 10

Nothing! Yes nothing is what happened today. Old ones slumbered and mumbled while I made sure we stuck to our Excel-lently planned itinerary. Nothing or zero, reminds me of the

Tour de London - Day 9

Tour de London - Day 9

Today is Old Ones were to have a rest day, but instead they dragged me around on a shopping quest of their own. The quest ranged from garden ornaments ti

Tour de London - Day 8

Tour de London - Day 8

Today we went to visit Queen's residence - Windsor Palace. This is the longest serving residence of a monarch in the world. 900 years and counting. Which begs the question

Tour de London - Day 7

Tour de London - Day 7

Today we embarked on another ambitious venture. The Old Ones will be taken to not one not two venues. Yes, I do like to live dangerously, thank you for asking

Tour de London - Day 6

Tour de London - Day 6

Freedom! The convocation is done, Old Ones are sleeping in, time to head out and explore on my own. After considerable research, I discovered some lesser known parts of the

Tour de London - Day 5

Tour de London - Day 5

So my sister graduated today. Critical Writing For Art & Design. It was only a few years back when she moved from drawing on walls to learning English. My mom

Tour de London - Day 4

Tour de London - Day 4

Today I got to visit the Royal College of Witchcraft. My sister had to pick up her graduation robes so I tagged along. It was rather nondescript building, tucked right

Tour de London - Day 3

Tour de London - Day 3

London is not a city to walk around in the midst of heat wave. I was surprised by the lack of cooling in shops, trains and in the tube. Out

Tour de London - Day 2

Tour de London - Day 2

The Old Ones will be arriving today adding a much not-needed dimension of laziness to the state of affairs. I could feel the laziness preceding them in the morning, unable

Tour de London - Day 1

Tour de London - Day 1

With circumspect excitement I headed to Hyde Park today with the witch and my uncle. The park is right across from her college where, like Indian folklore, her classmates spend

Tour de London - Intro

Tour de London - Intro

Sequels suck. That is universal truth. Unless you are talking about T2, Raid 2, Godfather, Dark Knight, Evil Dead 2. But I digress. So here I am in London again

CWC 2015: Let the show begin

CWC 2015: Let the show begin

Source The greatest showcase of cricket begins tomorrow. Its an exciting time for cricket lovers around the world. But as a Pakistani fan I will be watching with extremely cautious

#TBT - My Article from 2008!

#TBT - My Article from 2008!

I wrote this article for York University's newspaper as a feature. I found out about this event called NSFW at the Rivoli. It was unique, hilarious, cheap and tons of

New Years at Stoke

New Years at Stoke

Source - Premier League In all honesty, 2014 was the hardest year for me as a United supporter. I am sure all United fans out there would agree. 2014 began

Review - Newcastle - Preview Tottenham

Review - Newcastle - Preview Tottenham

Source - ESPNFC It was an emphatic performance. United played Newcastle our of the game and it was great to see Van Gaals finally coming together with Rooney, Falcao and

Preview - Man Utd vs Newcastle

Preview - Man Utd vs Newcastle

Image Source - The Guardian - United's win streak was cut short on the weekend as they came up short against a resilient Villa side. United were by far the

Pak v NZ - 1st ODI Highlights - 2nd ODI Preview

Pak v NZ - 1st ODI Highlights - 2nd ODI Preview

Another Afridi show! When Lala turns it on, he turns it on style! The match followed a very Pakistani script. The opposition was put into bat first and reduced to

Man Utd vs Southampton - Preview

Man Utd vs Southampton - Preview

Four wins on the trot! Van Gaal has finally steadied the ship! We have benifitted from the return from injury of Carrick and Herrera, a steady back four, Fellaini in

Le Samouraï (1967) - Review

Le Samouraï (1967) - Review

Another movie, suggested by my sister - who would have thought! I had earlier learned of about the film though trying to find films that dealt with existentialism. Le Samourai

Stalker (1979) - Tarkovsky - Review

Stalker (1979) - Tarkovsky - Review

I don't pay much attention to movie suggestions from my sister. True story. I will though make the courteous effort search to see what the hell it is. The least

Pakistan vs New Zealand First Test - At the brink of an historic win

Pakistan vs New Zealand First Test - At the brink of an historic win

After a historic series sweep against Australia Pakistan are now two wickets away from a huge win against New Zealand. Pakistan almost won the match within 4 days but we

United vs Chelsea - Review

United vs Chelsea - Review

It was a great game to watch and we got a point of a match everyone expected us to lose. The main battle was always supposed to be in midfield

Pakistan vs Austraila 1st Test - Day 3

Pakistan vs Austraila 1st Test - Day 3

Pakistan vs Austraila 1st Test - Day 3 It was a good toss to win for Pakistan. Under the bright Dubai sun, on a flat track, team batting first has