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Ostracized

18 Jul, '0652 Comments

My good friend Mohammed is ruminating on some thoughts on his blog (welcome back to blogging my friend, you were missed!) on conflicts which have made him wake up and take notice. I shall respond to one of his points, and I urge you to go read what he has to say, which I think […]

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One Palestinian Pound

One Palestinian Pound

15 Jul, '0627 Comments

One Palestinian Pound, originally uploaded by malyousif. I visited my sister Maha’s workplace (Palace Enterprises) this morning and had the good fortune to also visit one of the owners of the company, Waleed Al-Rayyis, who is an avid currency collector and a pleasure to talk to. One of the rare notes he’s got in the […]

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No way, not in Bahrain!

No way, not in Bahrain!

8 Jul, '0630 Comments

There is a huge part of me that refuses to believe that we – Bahrainis – are capable of doing what we see on the television news every day; the violence, the killing, the kidnapping, the vicious crime, the beatings, the terrorism, all of these things I would like to believe that they are completely […]

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Blended!

Blended!

6 Jul, '062 Comments

I got this in the mail today, and I thought it was a practical joke. Who the hell would send me this stuff? Then I remembered, I was interviewed by Blender for an article about Michael Jackson a few months ago! It was a good interview actually, very well written and encompassing, not one that […]

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Al-Hammar

Al-Hammar

30 Jun, '0614 Comments

الحمّار, originally uploaded by malyousif. It is quite surprising that some people in the various villages of Bahrain still depend on donkeys for their transport and work them too. This man is collecting the grass-cuttings off the local park presumably to use as donkey/cow feed. Have a nice Friday… I’m just chillin’ today waiting for […]

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