In Bahrain, the citizen seems to be the unquenchable fount of money. Funds which most here are in desperate need of, are dragged out of our pockets by unremitting fines, fees and other government charges and levies. Last month, the Traffic Dept had its fun by sending us speeding fines that were more than a […]
The Bahrain Journalists Association launched a much needed anti-sectarian code of ethics as part of them recognising the World Press Freedom Day. Bloggers should join too.
A long weekend and a lot to do in the garden with a new growing season, the bloggers gathering and the sending up of political test balloons. Episode links: World Press Freedom Day • My gardening escapades • Yacoub’s Dome • Bahrain set to name Jewish woman envoy • Looking for employees is harder than […]
With our parliamentarians falling over each other to turn Bahrain into a theocratic state as they prepare for extended summer holidays, we will be left with a lot of heartache to contend with, while they enjoy 5 whole fully paid months of R&R. Make no mistake my friends, the issues is NOT about banning alcohol. […]
Maybe it was just as well that I was pessimistic about parliament ever being effective last night. Today’s news is proof, yet again, that I was right.