Tag: Lahore

May 21
COVID-19 and the ‘City of Gardens’

As my bated breath hissed through the folds of the mask and my palms perspired through the latex of the gloves, I stepped onto an unwelcomingly deserted Mall Road, Lahore. Outbreak. The Walking Dead. Birdbox. At least a dozen movies/series references flooded our mind as I witnessed one of the busiest avenues in the city […]

May 14
Two sides of the same coin – A Tale of Lahore

Wisps of silver-grey smoke waltzed from the tip of my last Dunhill, as I gazed unwarily, from a window on the 15th floor of the Arfa Karim Tower, at the chaotic weave of traffic beneath. It was 2 a.m. in the morning and like an unruly 12-year old, Lahore refused to sleep. I was working late […]