I am now officially a worthless-internet-whiler. I compulsively log into the net everyday at around 8pm start off with checking my mail, orkut, blog, other mail, Anant's mail(he's out of town) and then, well, I re-check my mail! God-forbid I might have missed a mail that got transferred to the spam! I then try and do something worthwhile by reading interesting articles on the net. I have realized that I am very-bad at finding interesting stuff to read and unless someone directs me towards something eye-catching, I am well, still whiling away time!
I could easily blame it on many things!
1) I am anxiously waiting for universities to reply to my applications. They have been with them for over a month for Christ's sake.
2) I have too much free time on my hands! too much I say. Apart from having a four-day-week(three out of which are three-hour-days!), I have not yet started my project which should occupy most of my time once I do.
Each free-day, I decide to pay a visit to the nearby orphanage so I can talk to the authorities about giving free tuitions to the children, I end up not going. I just don't understand it, its definitely not cause I'm lazy.NO. I got up early, got dressed and even readied my CV just in case they might want to see. I am just apprehensive cause once I go there, I'd be responsible for the education of children who do not deserve to be taken for granted any more. I am afraid I might disappoint them once my project starts. Yet, I cant seem to rest. I really want to meet them, spend time with them and teach them. Well, having said that, I have decided that I shall go there at 10am come-what-may.
So where was I? Yes, I've been wasting away too much time doing nothing on the internet. Like I already said, I am bad at finding quality stuff to read (I have actually googled "current affairs" , "whats new" & "consumer electronics"!), I asked a friend for interesting links. She directed me to a very unconventional photo-blog. I have never been more gripped by someones posts as this and read three years of her hard work glued to the PC in two straight hours! Only once before have I done this with a blog which (I shall resort to Sandi's jargon) belonged to SHE-WHO-SHALL-NOT-BE-NAMED (at least not on my blog!). I found Kay's work phenomenal! I'm pasting the comment I left on her blog after reading over 250 posts and being totally over whelmed by them!
I was whiling away my time viewing worthless sites when at the brim of boredom, a friend gave me the link to your blog.I have spent the past two hours reading each and every post in your blog and was tempted to comment at many junctures but the anxiety of reading the next post over-powered the temptation.I have never seen a better photo blog and loved your concept of three photographs, also I love the analogies you give them. They were hilarious at times and on others were very thought provoking. I have never met a more passionate Pakistani or such a positive person as you. Not one post culminated negatively. I loved the way you've talked about your lovely family!
May this blog go on for ever!
PS:may I put you on my blog roll?
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10 Responses
  1. Sandi Says:

    Hey, thanks for the honorable mention! I'll have to check out that other blog you're talking about. Now that I'm retired I actually may have time to do things like that for fun!

  2. kAy Says:

    hey ira-
    that was a very sweet message you left me- i appreciate it.
    its actually been more than two years of blogging for me...its actually been over three now!
    i hope you enjoy it as much as i do.
    from what i hear dekhi and karachi are very similar cities- perhaps you can relate to a lot of what i say about my city with how you feel about yours.
    all the best with your university apps-


  3. Chiku Says:

    If you're bored and not finding anything worth, please find the current and hottest trends on Google Trends India. I suppose the current 150 millions of websites on the earth will not turn you off in any case.

  4. ira Says:

    Sandi> haha..well, its such a nice way of
    1. Not mentioning the name
    2. letting out your hatred
    I could find no better way!
    yeah..do that, its absolutely fabulous.

    Kay> Hey! sorry about bundling up the dates, yeah its three years! Il correct the same in my post.
    thanks! :)

    Chiku> (??)
    The link does not work!

  5. sundeep Says:

    Thanks ,maybe next time I can get you free passes, if its held in DELHI(ONLY if it's organized BY DNA NETWORKS).

  6. ukihc Says:

    oops sorry, It was my mistake...
    the correct link is http://google.co.in/trends/

    I hope you will find some hot trends there as looking forward to D-Day.

  7. kAy Says:

    by all means add me to you roll...you needn't even ask...

  8. ira Says:

    Sundeep> can you? can you? can you? :)

    uk> Sweets why dint you come to Delhi? Such a pity we could meet for just an hour :(

    Kay> Thanks! :)

  9. Dagny Says:

    oye, i want the name of the other blog! hehe!

    nice post. heart felt. but then most of your posts are.

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