Today has been a productive day, though it would have been far more productive if only the internet speed was at a level most of the 'connected world' is accustomed to. I have been trying to upload a 500MB file since about this time yesterday, it is still 6% away from completion. Navigating various websites is tedious as they don't open on demand, rather one has to click multiple times over a period of time to try and get access to bandwith, deliberately in short supply.
However, that is only one of the many structured/habitual hindrances that one encounters on a daily basis.
AJK is a deep black hole and our society has traditionally navigated around our problems rather than confront them directly. That has always seemed to be the pragmatic option but over time it has made our collective plight more acute. Those of us who do confront our problems directly are not supported adequately by the rest.
There are many factors at play here:
2032hrs: Toil, toil and more toil....
0940hrs: So, I am now sitting down to write a report on what has transpired over the past couple of weeks in AJK: As with previous ...
1514hrs: So, the whole of Jammu & Kashmir is mired in total uncertainty at the moment. This may be a time when most people are ...