Going Local

The plan was quite simple. We were making a trip to a village in rural Punjab. The sort of place where it was not inconceivable that we could be close to supporters of Jihadi groups. The driver, fixer and I agreed we would dress in traditional shalwar kameez to avoid drawing attention to ourselves (even … More Going Local


So here I am in Islamabad. A new city, new country, new employer. A lot of changes. South of West has been quiet since I arrived. For a start I wanted to keep writing about Sudan and Africa for a bit. But then I realised I had become just another blogger writing about a place … More Islamabad