Being far away from home on an assignment is like being on a ship far away from the shore.
There is water everywhere and no land on sight for miles. After a month or so, the feeling being lonely and boredom kicks in and this is compounded by the same old food that is provided in the morning, afternoon and in the evening.… [Click to read the rest] “Working Abroad”
I was not feeling well yesterday and now I know why…
How fast some people can change to suit their needs? One day they say blogs are bad and need to be curtailed but on another day, they say use blogs to “keep abreast of new information technology”. Zam said that “many officers are still using outdated methods in disseminating information and are not maximising advertising space to the fullest” I am pretty sure that he talking about himself.… [Click to read the rest] “If you can’t fight them…”
It can be downright serious in Kabul with armed guards by the road side, at the entrance of the hotel and riding in the same vehicle with us. The very mention of the place “Kabul” may sent shivers to some people and I can’t blame them – the newspapers here always have an article about the fight against Taliban on frontpage on daily basis.… [Click to read the rest] “Burka Band”
Breakfast was the last thing in mind on my day off from work and yet the call was something I could not ignore – it was from a friend at our workplace in Kabul inviting us for dinner at his home.… [Click to read the rest] “Day off!”
It is Friday today…that is something like me saying “it is Sunday” and the odd thing is I should be in bed as at now. Only problem is I was not but rather was at work with the rest of the Malaysians here (I know that I am going to be a zombie soon).… [Click to read the rest] “Seeing French!”