Afghanistan Military

Diary From Kabul - Things are Different Here!

Martin Middlebrook | Posted 16.05.2012 | Home
Martin Middlebrook

In Afghanistan you get power cuts every day, lots of them. There are times I admit that I do get a little frustrated with the internet going on the blink, particularly when you are in the middle of email sex with someone who is four time zones removed.

Diary from Kabul - To Helmand and Back!

Martin Middlebrook | Posted 18.04.2012 | Home
Martin Middlebrook

We patrolled for six hours, a wearing journey I can assure you, and whilst never blasé, you can also become a little un-attentive after a while. 50 yards behind me a soldier lost his legs a couple of weeks back, 600 yards to my left is a sniper, to the front is a compound with insurgents, we can see them watching us, and the same to our right, a compound chock full of people who rightly or wrongly wish us ill.