Thirdworldism

This is a blog of personal musings that I started in 2010 and have used sporadically. It started on Posterous, then migrated to WordPress.com in 2013, before finally resettling here.

the media is your enemy

While going about my business as a so-called news reporter in Pakistan, I often get confronted by people on the street who want to say something in front of ...

the viceroy holds court in karachi

Just look at how cool and confident he is. Miliband, you own this town. It's all in the body language -- the way he talks, they way he walks, his posture -- ...

the blast and security

Just two random points about yesterday's suicide attack in Karachi: One I was not too far away when the explosion happened and I arrived at the spot in about...

one-man show

So its the 25th of December, the birthday of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, and all the tv channels and newspapers are proudly showing this quote by Stanley Wolpert: F...

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