Author Archive for mahmood

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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Status update

25 Feb, '068 Comments

I’ve restored the database backup of Feb 19th on Xaraya and that seems to be working fine, which confirms that the error in the site was not just the heavy spam attack it has received from the 19th onwards, but due to restarting the server (several times while I was investigating) the database got corrupted. […]

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gimme my fix!

24 Feb, '0623 Comments

First, welcome to the new Mahmood’s Den! Although this might be a very temporary location until I get things sorted out with the Xaraya site. I’ve tried just about everything I know but have not been successful. If you can lend a hand, I would highly appreciate it. Second, I missed you all terribly. Unfortunately […]

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My Del.icio.us bookmarks for this week

18 Feb, '063 Comments

A neat module designed by John Cox, it grabs the del.icio.us tags from an account over the last week and automatically enters them as an article in a Xaraya site. I might as well make this another feature, so how about sharing these tags every Saturday morning? Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user mahmood "Free Trade […]

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Al-Fanan’s Radio

Al-Fanan’s Radio

18 Feb, '065 Comments

Listen to Hashim Al Alawi’s original music compositions. Music that touches your soul and takes you to another world. A beautiful mixture of Arabic, Ambient, and Experimental music brought to you directly from the Artist himself. I’ll be posting some of my music here, you’ll find clips from my previous two albums, Desert Beat and […]

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Happy Friday to you my friends…

Happy Friday to you my friends…

17 Feb, '060 Comments

Kalanchoe Delagoensis flowers, originally uploaded by malyousif. Happy Friday my friends, I hope that your weekend is the best ever, peaceful, and restful amongst those you love. This is Kalanchoe Delagoensis, or The Devil’s Backbone as is commonly known. This is flowering at the moment in my “tear-drop” at the front garden. Enjoy!

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