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Amateur football on the rise in Pakistan

  An edited version of this article was first published in the T Magazine on Aug 26, 2012. Islamabad – Ammar Zaheer puts on his football shoes in a hurry. He’s needed on the field. It’s a scorching, 43-degrees afternoon in Islamabad. The heat feels omnipresent at this point; it’s like an invisible torrent crashing […]

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Dinner on the Train

This story was first published in Vox Magazine on July 28, 2011. The Columbia Star Dinner Train stands like a dark blue serpent on the railway track on a sweltering summer evening. As I walk into the COLT Railroad Columbia Terminal, I’m greeted by two smiling car captains, one of who hands me my train ticket. I […]

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