Vaqar Ahmed

When I bought a 'complete' Mercedes

When I bought a 'complete' Mercedes

My dream to own a Mercedes finally came true when I was a ripe 50-years-old; it had no fairy tale ending though.

Updated 10 May, 2015 12:02am
My love affair with Lucie

My love affair with Lucie

My second foray in matters of the heart was a big heavy Mazda 929 Luce, pronounced Lucie by all and sundry in Pakistan.

Updated 21 Mar, 2015 03:37pm
Bhit Shah: After the dhamaal

Bhit Shah: After the dhamaal

I decided to visit the shrine on a regular day in January to get a feel of this very special place at a quieter time.

Updated 10 Apr, 2015 11:27am
The sea is not for the poor

The sea is not for the poor

Our administration has yet again done what it loves to do best: Enforce a ban ... on the beach.

Published 09 Oct, 2014 03:27pm
In praise of tea

In praise of tea

Witness the chai craze in the streets, shops and bazaars of Pakistan.

Updated 10 Apr, 2015 11:02am
A letter to an unborn child

A letter to an unborn child

My dear little one, unfortunately, I will not be celebrating your birth since I have already attended your funeral.

Published 02 Jun, 2014 02:10pm
Karachi, the colourful

Karachi, the colourful

A testament to the artistic sensibilities of the dynamic city’s denizens.

Published 11 Feb, 2014 02:16pm