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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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Global thinking obstructed by parliament

Global thinking obstructed by parliament

17 Dec, '123 Comments

What’s wrong with Bahrainis – be they with current jobs or jobless – seeking employment and further career advancement elsewhere in the world? A whole lot, according to those in the Bahrainis parliament: Bahrain’s ailing national carrier Gulf Air may be forced to hire 100 unemployed Bahraini pilots despite plans to slash its heacount by […]

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Guns

Guns

17 Dec, '124 Comments

When the gun debate rages in the States after the killing of 27 people, mostly children, with the prevailing view to limit guns’ availability, in Bahrain the situation seems to have been reversed, with some people not only having easy access to them, but use them to terrorise others while the normally vocal authorities on […]

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[Vlog] NY Winter – Fun at Bryant Park

[Vlog] NY Winter – Fun at Bryant Park

11 Dec, '1211 Comments

A friend suggested that I should go visit Bryant Park before I leave NY as they have an ice rink as well as an “even better holiday market” in her words when comparing what Bryant Park had to offer with that of Union Square. I enjoyed watching the ice skating and making this film. I […]

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[Vlog] WanneBe Dragon Monster

[Vlog] WanneBe Dragon Monster

11 Dec, '121 Comment

One of the things I really love to do is go to various holiday and flea markets to while away the time, and get some inspiration as well sometimes. New York never disappoints in these areas, as you might expect. I went to the Union Square market this morning and came across a nice little […]

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[Vlog] How to use an Abacus

[Vlog] How to use an Abacus

11 Dec, '120 Comments

David, the laundry guy who’s doing my laundry while in NYC, teaches me how to use an Abacus and I test him at it too!

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