Arash Jalali

Arash Jalali is a software engineer who lives in Tehran. He is trying to find a way in which the LRB can pay him for his article.

In Tehran: An Iranian Blog

Arash Jalali, 22 June 2006

It has been raining in Tehran for a couple of days and for once the sky isn’t grey with pollution. My early morning ritual begins: I walk the short distance to the taxi rank, install myself in a cab, and wait while the driver finds three more passengers travelling my way. He finally hunts down his last fare and the car moves off into heavy traffic, as usual. Normally I listen to my MP3...

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