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An Arab man's attempt at bridging the cultural gap and trying to make a difference. Failing a lot. Succeeding once in a while.

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Rubber Stamp Culture

Rubber Stamp Culture

7 Aug, '140 Comments

In an era where electronic signatures are passé, what is the unbridled fetish the Bahraini government has with rubber stamps? I’m not meaning those stamps which indicate that a paper has been seen, approved or rejected, but the stamps that companies use to stamp their invoices and other documents before they be accepted within the […]

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Hidden Gems and Treasure Troves in Saar

Hidden Gems and Treasure Troves in Saar

6 Aug, '140 Comments

Once in a while you’re pleasantly surprised by locating a shop with really nice stuff packed into it. A treasure trove really, and I’m not talking about those second hand shops or a car boot sale. I’m talking about shops that are elegantly designed and fitted, but recessed and tucked away from the normal beats. […]

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To the gym at last!

To the gym at last!

5 Aug, '140 Comments

Today marks the completion of three whole months since my iconic Athens Half Marathon. Forgive me for going on about that, but what have YOU done lately! 😉 And this week marks a month since I’ve had my hip operation. Visiting my doctor yesterday, he assured me that it’s ok to go back to the […]

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Recruiting the wrong type of people

Recruiting the wrong type of people

2 Aug, '147 Comments

There are so much resources availalble now for entrepreneurs but I still get it wrong a lot of the times! Nothing beats experience I guess; however, that’s the expensive route. Without a doubt, the most expensive mistake I keep on repeating is recruiting the wrong people. Time after time. How can I get out of this […]

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Bahrain welcomes ISIS

Bahrain welcomes ISIS

26 Jul, '142 Comments

Oh yes it does. With open arms too. And their modus operandi is to quell the demands for democracy. Someone should really tell those in power to be really careful what they wish for. The oft used “divide and conquer” strategy doesn’t really work in this day and age. For one thing, people are a […]

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