Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Midas Magic of Misquita

By: Menin Rodrigues April 18, 2014 at 4:46 AM GOOD FRIDAY: April 18, 2014 – Indeed, every year, all the hot cross buns baked at the legendary JC Misquita Bakery Karachi turn into gold for the owners! There is something providential, … Continue reading

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Driving in Karachi by Menin Rodrigues

The joys, surprises and conveniences of driving in Karachi. MENIN RODRIGUES ·TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 They say if you have driven in Karachi you can drive anywhere in the world. I don’t quite agree with this argument because my contention … Continue reading

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Sister Mary Emily FC

Over a Cup of Tea & Chicken Patties By: MENIN RODRIGUES MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017 A TRIBUTE – What a wonderful person, one with a heart of gold and a tremendous sense of humour! This is how I would like … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Napier:

Resurrecting Napier! My thoughts, 16 million inhabitants ago! BY MENIN RODRIGUES THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016 At 28 years of age I was put this question “If you could bring back to life someone who could deal with Karachi, who would … Continue reading

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Parsis of Karachi, Come Back

By: MENIN RODRIGUES WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2015 As the sun shimmered down across the horizon of a beleaguered city on a balmy evening of December 30, the penultimate sunset of 2015 took away with it a year fraught with anguish … Continue reading

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Norman- The Man, The Legend

By: MENIN RODRIGUES ·SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2017 From rocking the 1970s to reaching 70 years of age, this man, the legend, has played an unimaginable serenading role in transforming the music scene in Pakistan like no other in his brand … Continue reading

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He Remembers….. By Menin Rodrigues

December 19, 2013 at 11:23 AM Yes, he says…is ka tu nam Samaasat tha, je je I said, Sommerset. Aur yehan pe Baman chai aur bakery ki dukan bi thi, je je I said, Boman Irani. Bohot achi chai and maska bun … Continue reading

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Goans of Karachi: Do You Know?

Do You Know Who They Are?  By: MENIN RODRIGUES FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017 In the summer of 2016, the office of the Commissioner Karachi (Mr. Ejaz Ahmed Khan) asked me to contribute an article to their Newsletter. The commissioner wrote: … Continue reading

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