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Smell the music!

Smell the music!

28 Aug, '0814 Comments

My all time favourite band that I think continues to this day to be in a league of their own is non other than Pink Floyd. The ubiquitous and everlasting music they created was a breakthrough for the time and continues to be so even today. Nothing, absolutely nothing compares to their arrangements, whether that […]

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Why I hate Facebook

Why I hate Facebook

21 May, '0815 Comments

Yes, I’m resurrecting the issue again. I realised that I don’t like it much because it forces you to install what they call applications which in turn forces you to share your private information regardless of what you think. You can’t even read a message someone sends you unless you agree to install an application […]

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M.Report S01E11 – Hayfa Wahbi, despondency and its cure!

M.Report S01E11 – Hayfa Wahbi, despondency and its cure!

28 Apr, '0821 Comments

This is yesterday’s episode, sorry, had meetings outside and didn’t get back to the office to collect the laptop before going home. So I did this on Arif’s digital snapper, and the quality ain’t bad. I might actually go and buy a similar little shooter to shoot the M.Reports through. Let me know which you […]

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Why family businesses fail

Why family businesses fail

24 Apr, '0812 Comments

Google this and you will find that the common denominator is that no matter how big a family gets, if they just depend on their own gene-pool, they are bound to fail. In the larger scheme of things, families – even good ones – can and do produce morons. They fail, because they disregard everyone’s […]

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Soufi Music by Konya Turkish Ensemble

15 Apr, '080 Comments

I’ve not experienced Soufi music nor did I attend any of the Whirling Dervishes before the performance the Konya Turkish Ensemble gave on March 30th at the Cultural Hall as part of the recently concluded annual Spring of Culture. I was in for a nice – and spiritually uplifting – surprise. The unfortunately incident in […]

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