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Unethical telecom companies in Bahrain – VIVA as an example

Unethical telecom companies in Bahrain – VIVA as an example

2 Mar, '158 Comments

While it’s a fact that telecom companies are nothing but glorified automated billing systems, why aren’t they forced to let their customers know of the expiry or anniversary of their contract? At the moment, VIVA, and I suspect the others too, carry on with their completely unethical practices of not notifying their customers that their […]

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Hey there. How’s it going?

Hey there. How’s it going?

30 Jan, '152 Comments

The thing that truly disturbs me about attempting to write anything, in my blog here or elsewhere, is the necessity to censor myself, and thinking twice, thrice or more about just about everything I write. The environment in Bahrain at the moment isn’t conducive to free thought or speech. Everything – it seems – is construed […]

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2014 Reflections

2014 Reflections

31 Dec, '141 Comment

Where has the time gone? For goodness’s sake it feels like Jan 1st, 2014 was just yesterday! Never mind. Let me recap the goals I set for myself for 2014 and see how I did. Here goes: DONE: Run the Athens Half Marathon (read the “down side” below) DONE: Maintain weight at or below 91kg […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy 2015!

Merry Christmas and Happy 2015!

24 Dec, '143 Comments

Wishing you a fabulous festive season my friends.

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Some of the bulbs are showing already!

Some of the bulbs are showing already!

4 Nov, '140 Comments

I planted a bunch of bulbs on Oct 24 and I’m thrilled that some have already pushed through! Thanks to Google+ for applying some special effects to the original picture. Quite neat

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Durazi Sunset

Durazi Sunset

3 Nov, '140 Comments

Went for a quick walk this afternoon and fell onto this beautiful sight that I had to record. The duration of this sunset was just under 4 minutes. It’s sped up 8x here to fit into a 30 second clip. Enjoy!

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MGS S01E12 – The Nursery, take 2

MGS S01E12 – The Nursery, take 2

3 Nov, '140 Comments

The first attempt this year at a nursery failed and in this video I tell you why. I also take the opportunity to build on that gained experience and start the 2nd version of the nursery. Here’s hoping for the best! Do you have any experiences to share? I’d love to hear from you especially […]

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MGS S01E11 – A Garden and Gardening Update

MGS S01E11 – A Garden and Gardening Update

1 Nov, '140 Comments

This episode is dedicated to my friend Fadi Fallaha who continues to encourage me to continue on with producing these episodes. Thanks Fadi! So here you go, a quick update on the status of the garden after an absence of a couple of weeks due to work commitments. This update contains a gardening status check […]

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EO Bahrain’s Rock Star Hat Trick!

EO Bahrain’s Rock Star Hat Trick!

28 Oct, '141 Comment

So proud to have achieved a Rock Star hat trick for EO Bahrain! That’s the third year in a row that we won the very prestigious award from EO Global. Thanks to the fantastic and committed board I had the pleasure and honour of leading, and the whole chapter for making this happen. What is […]

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376 bulbs and some hollyhocks planted

376 bulbs and some hollyhocks planted

24 Oct, '141 Comment

To put what I’ve done this morning in the garden in a sentence, it would have to to: “Back breaking, but exhilarating work!” My wife brought just about a whole suitcase-full of bulbs with her from her recent visit to Scotland. This morning I’ve planted 376 of those bulbs around various borders in the garden and […]

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