Month: March 2013
If you were to judge your favorite book by its cover, would you still read it?
I don’t have a single favourite book, but I do have a favourite one which I chose only on the basis of it’s cover. Jeffrey Archer’s False Impression is the book I bought from a book exhibition and at a total risk. I had no idea who Jeffrey Archer was, nor was I familiar with the plot, but I only read the cover and bought and really found it an amazing one.
Have you ever truly felt déjà vu, the sensation that you’ve already had the experience you’re currently having?
I’ve been through it often, and not just once. I often had the feeling that whatever is happening is not for the first time but for the second, and in some cases third time as well!! This happens due to a logical sceintific reason which can be read here. Anyways, I do not mind this feeling at all. It makes me feel I am re-living a part of my life, and luckily, it has always happened with things which I wouldn’t mind happening and horrible experiences haven’t been felt reapeted so far. So, as long as it doesn’t bother me, I do not mind it.. 😉
Write a piece about a typically “local” experience from where you come from as though it’s an entry in a travel guide.
READ FULL, IT”LL TURN INTERESTING.. PAKISTAN is a sovereign country in South Asia. With a population exceeding 180 million people, it is the sixth most populous country in the world. Located at the crossroads of the strategically important regions of South Asia, Central Asia and Western Asia, Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650 mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by, blah blah blaah b–blahhh…
This was the geographical information one would get from the introductory part of a typical tour guide, from my view-point, it is different, we Pakistani people, mostly, are foodies, and it is a routine to deviate from our target and get diverted towards the food.. One such evening, and that a year or two ago, we went to achieve some well-planned target, I don’t exactly remember what it was but I clearly remember that it was round 5 in the evening, and after sometime, everyone, except me felt hungry, so they all ordered a typical chana chaat, because we were in one of the typical food areas in KARACHI.. I just tried a bite from my mom’s bowl, I felt hungry but I didn’t say anything because it was against my ego, but my mom offered me another and I got started, I took another, and another, and another bite, in short bite after bite, I alone emptied half of it without realizing what I had done.. It was an amazing experience really.. I had a great time..
What was your favorite book as a child? Did it influence the person you are now?
I never read much books as a child. A monthly children’s magazine in my native language was a routine, and it was really good.. But there is no such book which I could refer to as an influence on my childhood. I started reading at the age of 14, and it was a sweet valley novel, so it did not influence me much, and 14 is not being a child, so no book to be mentioned here, Na’ah..
Do parties and crowds fill you with energy, or send you scurrying for peace and quiet?
I am so not a party person. When attending one, I either prefer to stay with those I know, No new introductions for me please! Or , in a case when I know that attending is very necessary and I’ll get bored really soon, I leave as soon as possible, i.e in around 30-45 minutes. I really prefer staying at home and having a quite time rather than going to a rowdy party, shopping is absolutely a different thing, but parties are so not my thing.. NO..
“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – the White Queen, Alice in Wonderland.
What are the six impossible things you believe in?
If I believe in it , it is not impossible for me, even though it sounds cliché it says I-AM-POSSIBLE to me if I believe in it. 🙂