Oops! It appears that you have disabled your Javascript. In order for you to see this page as it is meant to appear, we ask that you please re-enable your Javascript!

The National Anthem

I feel that I am living in really hard times here in Kathmandu albeit it’s our capital city. You know, not inflation or investment or earthquake or politics wise but sleep wise. Every early morning, I am chanced to a predicament. A school has shifted in the neighborhood and each morning, before their classes resume, they have a school assembly, where of course, they play the national anthem. But what bothers me is the fact that our glorious anthem is played on a giant of a loudspeaker.

Very well, it’s our national anthem, so, should I stand up from my bed, erect with hands folded on my chest and sing along to it patriotically every morning  or should I do something about it? Now since I am a spiteful rascal, I feel it to be disrespectful of them to create noise pollution in the neighborhood. Yes, it’s a national anthem but it’s also a disturbance especially when one is sleeping and the national music is blasted to create havocs on your conscience.  Whatever!

So, one morning, they, as usual, played it loud and clear. On my resentful whims, I got up from bed and threw the damn pillow at the window grating but after realizing that it won’t have any desirable effect, I stomped to the telephone and dialed 100.

A lady answered, “This is the Nepal Police, and how can we be at your service?”

“I have complain to make” I replied curtly.

“What is your complain, sir” she inquired.

“Ummmm…….., they are playing the national anthem!”

Tuuut tuuut tuuut tuuut tuuut………….. (The telephone line went dead)

Oh, Cool!

Comments

  • Greetings! Quick question that’s completely off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My web site looks weird when browsing from my apple iphone. I’m trying to find a theme or plugin that might be able to correct this problem. If you have any suggestions, please share. Thanks!

  • Hello there,

    My name is Aly and I would like to know if you would have any interest to have your website here at kathmandudes.com promoted as a resource on our blog alychidesign.com ?

    We are in the midst of updating our broken link resources to include current and up to date resources for our readers. Our resource links are manually approved allowing us to mark a link as a do-follow link as well
    .
    If you may be interested please in being included as a resource on our blog, please let me know.

    Thanks,
    Aly

  • Skype has launched its web-centered client beta for the world, following establishing it extensively inside the United states and U.K. earlier this four weeks. Skype for Website also now works with Chromebook and Linux for instant messaging connection (no voice and video however, all those call for a connect-in set up).

    The expansion in the beta contributes help for an extended listing of languages to aid strengthen that overseas usability

Leave a Reply

×