15
Feb
08

I have a Dream

..Said Martin Luther King Jr. I think he meant it. Now, if only people over here tried out the whole “Unity” thing. Instead, they go about digging up sacks of buried sugar to try and re-sell them(News).

Frankly, I, as most of the populace surely is by now, am indifferent to the war. Okay, so maybe there’ll be an odd bomb or two but still, life goes on. People just don’t give a horses posterior… You see, people can get used to more or less anything. Hell, if they can forgive the retailers for insane prices on anything from toothpaste to hand grenades, What’s a war? I could live with a war. Now, no broadband, that’s impossible, but war is… do-able. I see something wrong with this, but that’s what we’ve come to.

But don’t get me wrong, life’s not a bed of roses either. It’s got it’s fair share of thorns ;-) For example, school seems to have taken on a “Hogwarts” like atmosphere towards the middle of the book. EVERYONE is checked, you can’t hang about outside. The idea is “Get inside or bugger off home”. Also, when you walk around, your mind starts wandering about all the places which can conceal a gift of C4 and ball bearings. Last Thursday, there was a bag lying on a seat in the bus I was in, and as expected, people got freaked, then finally discovered it only contained books. But yet, a few people just got off the bus. Maybe they thought it was a warning.


8 Responses to “I have a Dream”


  1. 1 Mia
    February 16, 2008 at 4:45 am

    “I could live with a war. Now, no broadband, that’s impossible, but war is… do-able”. Good one

    So, what is your dream?

  2. 2 the_jester
    February 16, 2008 at 10:15 am

    To be able to take a bus to Jaffna if I feel like it.

  3. 3 Mia
    February 16, 2008 at 11:15 pm

    Oh that is some answer Jester! Wouldn’t that be wonderful?

  4. 4 The Jester
    February 17, 2008 at 1:01 am

    …Hard to decipher if there is any sarcasm in that text ;-)

    Anyway, yeah, that would be nice.

  5. 5 Mia
    February 17, 2008 at 5:56 am

    hehehe no sarcasm intended, it is what it says :P

  6. 6 Six & Out
    February 18, 2008 at 1:37 am

    LOL,
    My dream is to be able to do a Naked Mile(s) to Jaffna and back in one piece.

    But tbh If I lived in SL Id jst get used to it too. Life would never be boring as it here.

    Though, like you said if there is no broadband-forget it.

  7. 7 The Jester
    February 19, 2008 at 12:39 am

    I think the Naked Miles would be a bad idea even from col to kandy…. You’ll probably get stoned by all the Buddhist moknks on the way :)

  8. 8 pakaya
    May 5, 2008 at 7:58 am

    martin aiya, ape aiya.


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