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Seeking Challenges: the PADI Open Water Diver Course continues

Seeking Challenges: the PADI Open Water Diver Course continues

19 Sep, '151 Comment

If you didn’t know, I’m a bit afraid of the sea. It freaks me out. I don’t know much about it, I don’t understand it and my preferred food isn’t fish. I hope that I won’t become their food either. So what do I do? I get voluntarily enrolled in a PADI Open Water Diver course. […]

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Swimming with the fishes. PADI Open Water Diver I shall be!

Swimming with the fishes. PADI Open Water Diver I shall be!

18 Sep, '155 Comments

Hear this. I don’t much like the sea, generally. Read that as I’m some what afraid of it. Terrified actually; however, embracing the “do something that scares you every day” mantra and at the behest of a nag of a friend who drove our whole EO Bahrain forum to take up the challenge, we dove right in and signed […]

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Bahrain Blogging Scene… Where is it?

Bahrain Blogging Scene… Where is it?

28 Aug, '1521 Comments

[updated 5.9.15] I wanted to know what blogs are still being published in Bahrain and I went searching. I found eleven, other than this one. There must be more, surely. In 2006 when I was aggregating all the blogs I remember that the list exceeded 200 at one point. That number has crashed to eleven […]

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Unethical telecom companies in Bahrain – VIVA as an example

Unethical telecom companies in Bahrain – VIVA as an example

2 Mar, '1511 Comments

While it’s a fact that telecom companies are nothing but glorified automated billing systems, why aren’t they forced to let their customers know of the expiry or anniversary of their contract?

At the moment, VIVA, and I suspect the others too, carry on with their completely unethical practices of not notifying their customers that their contracts have ended, and continue with full unethical intent to charge them ad infinitum the very same charges per month even after their customer have fully paid their smartphone packages.

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Merry Christmas and Happy 2015!

Merry Christmas and Happy 2015!

24 Dec, '143 Comments

Wishing you a fabulous festive season my friends.

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