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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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Personal 2013 Reflections

Personal 2013 Reflections

13 Dec, '135 Comments

Time to reflect on my 2013’s resolutions/achievements and set myself up for ’14: Lost 30kgs (66lbs) Went to the gym at least 5 times a week Able now to run for 30 minutes at 10kph (variable hill) 5 days a week. Same with the elliptical machine. Got off the Crestol cholesterol medication Increased my circle […]

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Here comes… OSX Mavericks!

Here comes… OSX Mavericks!

23 Oct, '132 Comments

Download complete (took about 4 hours on a Batelco 8MB line) Can’t wait to experience the new new thing!

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It doesn’t take one

It doesn’t take one

15 Oct, '130 Comments

People think that entrepreneurship depends on just one person, the entrepreneur. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Entrepreneurship isn’t a one-man game but a team sport. Yes, the entrepreneur is normally the leader, the visionary or even the bully that pushes the ideas forward; however, if success is to be achieved it will depend […]

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Weight Target Reached

Weight Target Reached

14 Oct, '1314 Comments

Starting from 116.5 kgs on 9 June 2013, I’m at 91 kgs today. That’s a reduction of 25.5 kgs in weight – or 56 lbs or 4 stones for those still holding on to past glories 😉 I’ve also gone down from wearing size 48″ trousers to 36″. Not too shabby! The regime I followed […]

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Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

10 Oct, '131 Comment

“I think of it often and imagine the scene clearly. Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that education is our basic right.”  Malala Yousafzai A breath of fresh air in a  world that has lost its way. Regardless of her winning a […]

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