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Zainab Khawaja

  • October 04, 2022

    Behind classroom doors

    I have, somehow, successfully slid into my second year of teaching at a high school in the United States, and I can see why people would consider it...

  • November 09, 2021

    The Graduate

    Here are some of their suggestions...

  • January 21, 2020

    NOT JUST AN EPILEPTIC

    Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterised by recurrent seizures that range from mild to severe.....

  • July 16, 2019

    Moment of realisation

    I arrange the plates and cutlery on the mahogany dining table, while Mama adds final touches to our dinner.....

  • July 09, 2019

    The king of fruits

    Summers are here and so are mangoes. Known as the king of fruits, mango is one of the most popular....

  • July 02, 2019

    ‘Work, Save, Travel, Repeat’

    You can also avoid having to pay unexpected excess baggage charges at the airport by weighing your luggage before you leave home.....

  • April 30, 2019

    Wandering thoughts of a writer

    I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn......

  • January 29, 2019

    Melting the frozen silence

    college life is exciting and scary. There are certain incidents in college that have a lasting impact on us......

  • January 01, 2019

    Spotlight on women

    As per our tradition, here is a list of some of our favourite women-oriented/family movies of 2018 which we have lovingly compiled for our readers....

  • September 04, 2018

    In the enchanted desert

    People are always fascinated by bizarre places and lifestyles that are different from their own.....

  • July 10, 2018

    Build up instead of tearing down

    After feasting on a traditional meal prepared by my mother, the guests got up to leave.....

  • June 12, 2018

    A love like no other

    Afather can be a white-collar worker, a mid-level employee, or a farm labourer......

  • January 09, 2018

    Scarred Souls

    Noor was quite pleased with herself. She had scored full marks on a difficult Math quiz and had drawn an enchanting diagram of a butterfly’s life...

  • October 10, 2017

    Musings of a bookworm

    “These places are time machines, spaceships, story-makers, secret-keepers. They are dragon-tamers, dream-catchers, fact-finders, and safe places....

  • August 08, 2017

    I miss my homeland!

    A day of quiet sunshine and gentle breeze greet the city of Indianapolis, as I clumsily spill out of the car. A brown rabbit hops merrily in the...

  • May 02, 2017

    The world as I see it

    After having an exquisite lunch, my friends and I wander into a nearby park. It is a glorious day and the air is warm, rich with the aroma of cedar.

  • January 24, 2017

    A tale of three cities

    Each one of us has a gripping tale to tell and so do I. I have led quite a nomadic life; wandered on bustling streets in various cities, made...

  • December 23, 2016

    LIFE-WISE

    A t the beginning of my summer holidays, I was as carefree and clueless as any other sixteen year old. Cruising down the roads and exploring every...

  • June 24, 2016

    INTROSPECTION

    The much awaited auspicious month of Ramazan is finally here. One’s soul warms up at seeing so many constructive changes taking place in just a...

  • April 22, 2016

    REMINISCENCE

    The aroma of freshly-cooked parathas blended with the smells of various herbs and spices wafted through the humid Karachi air. I started searching...

  • March 11, 2016

    Fancy a cup of tea?

    MUSINGS   For someone who’s a newbie in Karachi, I would say it is quite a fascinating place. Although, I am usually worried about my...

  • December 10, 2015

    WRITING TIPS

    The sunlight came streaming in through the thickly paned window and simultaneously the alarm bell rang. I woke up and smiled lazily, which is very...