Showing posts from May, 2018

Me and Flash - The mischiefs continue

Ayesha Saeed Malik 4th Year MBBS Hi there folks! I am back again with more dog tales more like FLASH tales. He is 7 months old now. A lot has happened since the last time I wrote about him. For example, how I overcame my animal fear, I don’t know if it’s only ‘my’ dog I have learnt to be not afraid of, or if this new earned courage extends to all animals…  Okay so this is from a very long time ago; my brother and father weren’t home and Flash was only just a babe, we had made a routine for him where we’d take him out around 6 or 7 in the evening, every day. Now, Flash stood alert in front of our main door as per his schedule, waiting for someone to come out and play with him. In those days, I was too afraid of him to have given ‘taking him out myself’ a thought but God damn those puppy dog eyes! So, I said my Darood Shareef and Ayat tul Qursi, opened the door and then closed it the very next instant because there he was, ready to jump up on me! ‘Yikes! What do I do now?

The Aliens

This Ramzan while you eat splendid food, lie in your comfy beds, your homes and offices regulated through central Air-conditioning, enjoying all the perks of freedom and liberty, Iftaar goals just remember that there are those KEMU hosteliites aka " Allah waale log "  who don't get to eat even a single paratha - the like of which has been unprecedented by me - at Sehri because there aren't enough chairs to sit on in the hall, not enough room to stand in and breathe at the same time. The struggle is real for us. It is like the amateur swimmers, who take, firstly, a deep breath in and then dive into the water. Same thing's done here. Let us look at the daily routine of these miserable creatures. Start from the time of the sight of moon. Ramzan commences. The month of forgiveness  They have a penchant for staying up late at night - about 1 or 2 am in the night. After this threshold time, they won't sleep because in an hour, Sehri time will

A (Psychological) Guide To Hostel Life

Unaiza Khalid Chaudhry 4th Year MBBS I have had the chance to live in a hostel for a little less than two years - 1.5 years in Mozang Hostel for KEMU girls during my first year and second year, and 3 months before that in a private hostel in Lahore during my preparation for entry test . Other people who have a much longer experience of living in a hostel will definitely be in a better position to share helpful tips regarding hostel life. However I am sharing few things that helped me live fairly comfortably in hostel! NEW PLACE, NEW PEOPLE A hostel is a new place different from our homes. We meet new people who might have very different views than ours. It can be a little stressful in the start which is natural but if you have a positive mindset it can make things easier and make it a great learning experience. The best part about public universities is that since students get admission on merit, you have very diverse people coming together at one place. People from