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Irresponsible!

Irresponsible!

12 Jul, '0714 Comments

Shaikha Mai Al-Khalifa has done good by the Bahraini culture and art, there is no one who could deny that, regardless of your stance with respect to the recent Spring of Culture. She is a lady that I have held with very high regard. Therefore I note with hurt and much surprise her seemingly irresponsible […]

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National Pride

National Pride

24 Jun, '0739 Comments

Over the last few years, an allegation has been thrown at all and sundry questioning their loyalty and patriotism to their country, Bahrain. Some sections of society have been singled out, even, to levy that allegation onto that they – the accused – had to prove time and again their love and undying devotion. But […]

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National Treasure Burnt

National Treasure Burnt

23 Jun, '0730 Comments

The Tree of Life symbolises Bahrain to me much more than any other symbol. It has been around for hundreds of years and has become known throughout the world, justifiably, as one of its wonders; a tree right in the middle of a desert with no water in sight not just living but flourishing in […]

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An exquisite dinner

An exquisite dinner

22 Jun, '0713 Comments

A meal, normally – at least most I have been familiar with – do not last more than 30 minutes, with the first 20 probably trying to call everyone to the table and then messing about with plates and cutlery, etc., then 10 minutes to wolf it down and then back to whatever we were […]

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In memory of my father

In memory of my father

15 Jun, '0712 Comments

His memory is still very fresh in my mind. His sense of humour, his easy manner, his friendliness, his openness, his kindness, his love, his single mindedness, his art, his determination, his touch, his smile, his smell, his personality. Everything about him is still in my mind and I don’t think that will ever leave […]

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