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Pakistan: Blog-o-mobile

My new cyber transport

I apologize for not having posted for nearly a fortnight, but I have a pretty good reason for being MIA. The traffic on the internet highway has become so excruciatingly bad that it caused my trusted Vespa scooter to finally breakdown and die. I traded it in the remains for a more souped-up version of a Pakistani rickshaw (3-wheeled taxi), see above photo. Impressive isn’t it? It is turbo charged to maneuver through the narrow bylanes of cyberspace. I also had an ejector seat installed in it, except in this version (unlike James Bond's Aston Martin), it is the driver seat that ejects. It comes in handy when you are stuck in a proxy jam; you can just expel yourself from that agonizing experience and commit cyber hara-kiri.

This top-of-the-line rickshaw also comes with a built-in precision guided missile system which is rather useful when one wants to obliterate those offensive pop-up ads that crop up on certain web sites and blogs.

On to this week's collection of delightful links that reflect the Pakistani perspective. Suspect Paki highlights a frightening reality experienced by the Palestinian children; Teeth Maestro announces the launch of Desicritics.org; Windmill comments on the Kara(chi)film Festival; Fountainhead pontificates on fascism; Lightwithin praises the mountain Porters of Pakistan; Crow's Nest debates the rational of logic; and finally, I present my random thoughts for the day.

I better get a move on, as I need to pick up my customized licence plates for my rickshaw. Simply says “BLOG THIS!”

6 comments

  • Now dont start depending on a Pakistani Rickshaw ;)

  • How can I include my blog on your list?

  • shalimar

    That rikshaw looks so awesom, i have missed it for so long, looking at it brought flood of memories for me. I just happened to pass by this blog, nice job, 3 thumbs up.

  • shalimar

    I think we have been totally unable to understand the Cartoon issue. For people in these countries, the mode of thinking is totally different from us. If they can bash their own prophet or god. Imagin, they would have absloutely no hesitation or incentive to not bash ours. The best way to deal with this is to totally ignore it.

  • shalimar

    I don’t know why? if it’s weather the smell or some thing else, this blod smells so good. It has been long time since i was looking for it. I have spent lots and lots of lonely nights without it. Now that i have found it , i have absloutely not intention of leaving it. It is such a wonderful idea, or a concept or imagination, that, if some one just looks at it once they will never be able to leave it again. I don’t know why but i’m in love with it, not just any love but a very strong one. ===

  • PakFriend

    I found a great Pakistani voice living in NYC. His blog is at http://azizakhmad.blogspot.com. Interesting writer…

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