Category Archives: Pakistan

Don’t praise the messenger

A tribute to a hero on the ground, from the messenger… An incredible man I met last November in Pakistan, Waheed Khan, was murdered the other day just outside the amazing resource centre and school he tirelessly helped build  and … Continue reading

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A knock on the door

On one Saturday afternoon 17th November 2012, lying on the sofa in my parents apartment in Karachi, I heard a knock on the door, the knock intensity and pattern didn’t match any regular visitors, so I was sure that it … Continue reading

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Bye Pakistan, Hi India!

It a cool morning where I can see my breathe on the inside of the train. I’m on the ‘super’ express to Delhi from the NE Punjab state having just left Pakistan yesterday. Last thoughts from Pakistan I think it … Continue reading

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When in Pakistan…

You know you are in Pakistan when… The formality and politeness would make the queen blush – this could have something to do with being Australian and very informal! Telephone infrastructure is better than the west as it is made … Continue reading

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The reaction to Malala in Pakistan – my perspective…

The sentiment of Malala’s shot to the head from the Taliban was felt first and foremost by the people in her own country in Pakistan where I have been lucky to spend the past 5 weeks. There was outrage, quietly … Continue reading

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I’d like you to meet Union Council 69, Lahore, Pakistan

Union Council 69 or Afghan Town or sometimes known as Manzoor Park was where I was privileged to visit with UNCEF staff in order to choose for a wonderful program known as Polio Points. Polio Points is where students at the International … Continue reading

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An event report – 2 days of information & inspiration with NUST BioReach Society!

Report from Aisha Zaheer, executive member from the NUST BioReach Society’s publications’ team on the presentation and workshop I shared at NUST last week… This is not to flatter myself but nice to see the way one person from Pakistan took it … Continue reading

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