Telecommunications remain slow and expensive, with any attempt to access the Internet requiring three rounds of swearing, two rounds of prayer, and a series of sacrifices to pagan, Christian, Muslim, and Jewish gods.
Twelve years a ghost
Continue reading The rituals of 3rd world internet connectivity
I come from an era when a phone call at an odd hour usually meant bad news, two rings once home was often all that was needed if at all and when far away a postcard at some point was the acceptable protocol, an oddly quaint concept in the current omni-contactability heavy-flow chatterglut world.
Cycling With Baggage, April 19, 2017, at 10:27 AM
Seems like Jo and I grew up in a similar age, just continents apart 🙂