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Bahrain Blogging Scene… Where is it?

Bahrain Blogging Scene… Where is it?

28 Aug, '150 Comments

I wanted to know what blogs are still being published in Bahrain and I went searching. I found eleven, other than this one. There must be more, surely. In 2006 when I was aggregating all the blogs I remember that the list exceeded 200 at one point. That number has crashed to eleven which are […]

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A bit of nostalgia

A bit of nostalgia

27 Aug, '150 Comments

Life was more colourful then, as this beautifully simple currency shows. It harkens back to a time when things appeared easier. And as far as I can remember, even the weather was a much better! I still remember the smells of those balmy summer nights as we watched the stars in a dark, unpolluted sky as we dozed […]

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Reflections on the Purpose of Life

Reflections on the Purpose of Life

27 Aug, '156 Comments

Over the last few months a change has descended on me. A restlessness that is not quenched just by going to work, making money and paying the bills. I most certainly came to the realisation a long time ago that I did not want such a life. That was, in fact, the primary reason why […]

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No sympathy for fat people

No sympathy for fat people

26 Aug, '152 Comments

None. Because I was one and know from my own experience that the solution is in one’s own hands – and mouth – and no one else’s. Brutal. Honest. And true. So stop your whining and just get on with it. Let me tell you how I got it done. Determination Commitment Sacrifice, and A vision […]

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25 Aug, '154 Comments

It’s been such a long time since I published anything here. I’ve lost interest, but kept the blog up for posterity’s sake. I believe it served a purpose, and still does. It holds inspiration for some, and a healthy archive for others. To me, I can’t just delete it as it’s a part of me […]

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Unethical telecom companies in Bahrain – VIVA as an example

Unethical telecom companies in Bahrain – VIVA as an example

2 Mar, '1511 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 contracts have ended, and continue with full unethical intent to charge them ad infinitum the very same charges per month even after their customer have fully paid their smartphone packages.

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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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