Tag Archives: Islamabad

How To Do Your Laundry in Pakistan

Head out to the store and buy some “washing-up powder.” Enjoy this step. It is cutesy in that English-accented way. It is also the last step that will be at all straightforward. Read the manual for the new machine, all … Continue reading

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New temporary digs

The company I work for here in Pakistan has kept me and half a dozen others in a hotel for nearly seven months – telling us we’d “soon” be moving into some lovely furnished apartments. But it never happened, there … Continue reading

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Back to Pak

Yes, of course, very busy, blah blah blah; however, I have been making a roundhouse effort NOT to work too much or spend too much time in front of the computer. I’ve just gotten back from several weeks in Pakistan … Continue reading

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Be my Pakistani Valentine

Kyna and I in our shalwar kameezes. She introduced me to her many adoring friends in Islamabad. Gul Nawaz, the guard is at the right – he’s great, funny, and misses 85% of what is send in English. Doesn’t matter. … Continue reading

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