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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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Rangoon creeper is flowering

Rangoon creeper is flowering

11 Oct, '100 Comments

Rangoon creeper (Quisqualis indica), originally uploaded by malyousif. This climber wasn’t doing very well in a pot and it hardly flowered. I moved it into the ground last year and it seems to be happy there. After the initial shock, it’s now flowered quite nicely, much more than any time before and its scent is […]

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Tastes like chicken!

Tastes like chicken!

2 Oct, '1013 Comments

Very appropriate isn’t it? Though I must say that KFC tastes SO good when you’re starving! Hat tip: thanks Mark!!

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This Friday: Walk, Dance, Run, Skip or Jump for Charity

This Friday: Walk, Dance, Run, Skip or Jump for Charity

29 Sep, '102 Comments

Everything is in place now for the RCA Pink Walkathon which will benefit two worthy local charities: the excellent Rotary Club of Adliya and the wonderful Think Pink Bahrain. So please do spread the word and come with your friends and family. It’s two hours of doing good that will help countless needy people and their families. Your generosity will not be missed and you will have had the required exercise for the day too!

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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

22 Sep, '106 Comments

I’ve been to a nice seminar this afternoon at the Entrepreneurs Organisation, of which I’m a member, exploring ways to grow one’s business. The EO’s education, or “learning” program is quite good and is the one most important reason (so far) which attracted me to the group. They organise excellent seminars and workshops led by […]

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Flogging the dead horse

Flogging the dead horse

22 Sep, '104 Comments

Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority (IAA) is to get a hi-tech overhaul to boost its edge and bring it up to international standards. [source] What? AGAIN?! Isn’t it high time to just bury the carcass and be done with it? Shall I count the number of times this particular call was made and the amount of […]

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