Monthly Archives: November 2011

What’s in a name?

We recently had guests visiting from India. Their trip went quite well, very cross-border Free Love, until they were held up at gunpoint while shopping on their last day here. They were robbed of some possessions by a masked man … Continue reading

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Part of Your World…

My childhood involved regularly renting books and movies from the British Council Library, a pool of calm in early 90s Lahore that has since evaporated. Now it mainly deals with officious ‘A’-Level students and their visa applications, but at the … Continue reading

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Yes We Khan?

Imran Khan is very hot right now. Who knew? Well, apparently all those 150,000 people who showed up at the Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore on October 30th to hear him out. To be blase about the numbers is to underestimate his … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

The end of Moammar Gaddafi was tasteless and nasty, much like the man himself. His body was treated with a sort of methodic medieval macabre, much the same way as when, at the end of the Second World War, Mussolini’s … Continue reading

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