It was a competition that seemed to have no end. We were shut up in a room and told to recite the alphabet, the water cycle, Newton’s Laws of Motions. We weren’t really sure why we were doing all this. We did know we had to score well. We did it for the marks. It has to end. This has to stop.
Your satisfaction is priority. Your relaxation is of the utmost importance. Everything else is secondary. You are king. Your demand is driving the supply.
It is more than an array of beautiful letters arranged on a piece of paper. It is the pride of a nation, and it is possibly the world's second most beautiful language. It is Urdu.
Animals exist for reasons beyond maintaining the sacred Circle of Life. They exist as a lesson for you and me. You only have to observe.
Let's face it: it's becoming difficult to be optimistic and cheerful. So just GIVE UP and be MISERABLE instead! Disclaimer: This is a highly sarcastic piece.
He walked free after damaging a little girl to such a degree that, 8 years later, she still carried the secret around with her. A man who, if alive, is probably still walking free without atoning for his crime. A man who will still harass another young girl because he was not called to account for what he did to my friend. All because we remain silent.
Is it just me or do we pay WAY too much attention to food? And why do we eat so much?
Syed Osama Shah gives us an insight into what it is like to live as part of a minority group in Pakistan. Disclaimer: The views presented here do not necessarily reflect the views of Writing Towards Change.
Follow the story of an ordinary Pakistani family-man who becomes a murderer. This story is based on a true occurrence.
Syed Osama Shah shares his views on what he feels one of the major problems in our homeland, Pakistan, is. Disclaimer: This post does not reflect the views of Writing Towards Change.
Our aims, goals and targets are all centred on the almighty dollar. Is money really a goal worth fighting for? Getting 16 years of education for? Sweating and bleeding for? Is money all that is left?
Sarah was fighting for a good cause. She dedicated her whole life to it. Why doesn't she feel satisfied?
I was a strict follower of the regime of going to sleep past midnight and waking up late. Here are five reasons you should quit following a similar regime NOW.
This is the story of a family of monkeys. Follow the monkeys' tragic journey as they are snatched from the comfort of their home to the laboratory of the Scientist.
More than 100 people dead. 100 families destroyed. 100 lives gone in the name of terror. Their biggest mistake? Being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
In this fast-paced era, where individuality and ideas rule, it is becoming very fashionable to make yourself look like a complete fool. Putting yourself down is the new black.
I did not pray for the freelance client to be honest. I did not pray for him to be kind and gentle and considerate. I did not even pray for him to pay me on time for all the sweat and hours I was putting in for him. I prayed for him to not be a Pakistani.
Here comes the grand finale. The culmination of her 21 years has led her to this one stage where it will be decided whether she has been a success or a failure. This is her defining moment.