Monthly Archives: February 2013

Very Dark, Very Zero

Last week I saw Zero Dark Thirty, the Hollywood movie that appears to reenact the hunting down of Osama Bin Laden. (I shouldn’t have to remind you that that story, like so many big stories of our time, ended right … Continue reading

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English Medium

When I was told last week that PTV would be launching an English-language channel called PTV World, I first thought it was a plan to trap English speakers in a room and blow them up. Then I wondered if someone … Continue reading

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Explosive

Last week there was a very large explosion in a commercial area very near my house. The sound travelled over a mile around, shattered the glass of every window in the Defence Housing Authority and scared my dogs to spontaneous … Continue reading

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