Creative Self Employment to Live a Life of Adventure

Articles by Mohammad Khan.

What happened in Peshawar (did not stay in Peshawar)

A bus ride from Lahore to Peshawar, non stop, takes you 6 hours. Riding the mighty and monotonous Motorway from Lahore to Islamabad, then to Peshawar, I slept most of the time. Well, tried to. Two guys at the back were talking loudly, in Pashto. I don’t understand the...

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Let us meet.

Are you a lettuce or an apple? A lettuce will take three months to grow and you can use it in a salad. That is why it's commonly called salad leaf. Now once the lettuce has been used, you need to replant a new one. Salad leaves are healthy and quick to grow. An apple...

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Adventures ahead (what do you think of the last idea?)

Things are getting tough. I like that. Here is a list of adventures planned for the next few days! Praise the Lord!   Subscriber Toolbox for LifeETC blog I am working on two things right now, to include in the Subscriber Only Toolbox: The Blog As A Business...

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Work-Life Balance: Why you should not do it

I met an old friend. Works in one of the largest banks in Pakistan. He has a high ranking post: he manages the operations for pretty much half of the country. He told me a little story. “I was at this opening ceremony on behalf of the bank,” he said, “and one of my...

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The Labour Movement: What a trade off!

The labour movement in the early 1800's had the following as one of their slogans: 8 hour work. 8 hour recreation. 8 hour rest. More on the eight-hour day movement here. The day is divided in 3 sections. Work, play and rest. All three are given equal weight. Which I...

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This was my first business, man.

Do you know how much a SIM costs? You know, SIMS, that small, usually-rectangular piece of plastic that you put in your phone - do you know how much that costs? If you want a mobile connection here in Pakistan, do you know the price you will pay to get that SIM? Zero....

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Do This to Live a Boring, Mediocre Life

Beginner's Luck is the ultimate mistress, always there to seduce me into thinking I am good enough. You try something for the first time, and you surprise yourself. The first time I let go of the arrow, it hits the bullseye. The first time I send in an article to a...

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Bike Update: Installed them sideviews

Installed the side-view mirrors. The round ones from Suzuki (Ittefaq Autos, on McLoad road). The two, Japan-imported sideviews cost 350/-. Ride comfort: priceless. 🙂 The disc brake (GTO's disc brake) with its own brake lever, didn't have any place to put the Right...

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