Who are you and what are you doing here?

On October 8, 2005 the largest earthquake in the history of Pakistan struck approximately 90 kilometers north of Islamabad. From November 9 to February 26, 2006, your friendly neighborhood Fsowalla, shedding his guise as hard-chargin’ Rashid the Political Officer, worked in Pakistan.  In August 2006, however, it came time to move to the other side of the sub-continent.  To the once capital, now crumbling city of Calcutta (Kolkata), where the transformation to the Kolkata Kid began.   And yet.  It came time to hop to that capital before Das Kapital located in the heart of the British empire.  London. The Big Smoke. And Bob’s yer uncle.  And yet.  Back to the Mothership where sprezzatura is the watchword in the Capital of the Free World.

3 Responses to “Who are you and what are you doing here?”

  1. juli September 8, 2008 at 7:19 pm #

    hey, do you guys know of any blogs written by female fso’s?

    i just got in (sec clearance and all) and am a bit confused…

    thanks,

  2. fsowalla September 11, 2008 at 9:28 am #

    check out: Adventures in Good Countries (link to the right). She’s funny and clever, and judging from her musical tastes, fairly hip. Girl in the Rain and the Diplodocus may have some more links to other FSOs too.

  3. Digger November 30, 2009 at 5:17 pm #

    Mine is also by a female.

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