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Practical Marketing Lessons

Practical Marketing Lessons

8 Mar, '125 Comments

Lessons in practical marketing: on the left are warm colours, bright but warn environment, hi end tv running a high end looping advert, ‘welcome’ used at the ticket machine, services clearly shown with simple icons and a nice well maintained plant inside and a quick service machine outside. On the right, dark, dingy and old. […]

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Bahrain, a year on

Bahrain, a year on

11 Feb, '1212 Comments

I don’t have much to add about the situation in Bahrain with the first anniversary of the Bahraini Spring just three days away other than to reiterate that there still is no honest attempt to find a solution and get us on the path of reconciliation. The general “wisdom” seems to be to crush the […]

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Well done Sayyed!

15 Jan, '1225 Comments

Bahrain’s loss… Is Australia’s gain Is Canada’s gain Is the UK’s gain Is the USA’s gain Is New Zealand’s gain Where else are you going to force your people to leave to Bahrain?

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Unhone paisa kyon diya?

Unhone paisa kyon diya?

12 Jan, '127 Comments

I’ve started learning Urdu. Which seems to have become the Official Primary Language of this country. Why else would allegedly murdering policemen employed by our Ministry of Interior who have direct access to my fellow Arab-speaking citizens need a translator in our courts when giving testimony and denying any wrongdoing for the murders of two […]

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Discoveries in my desk

Discoveries in my desk

4 Jan, '122 Comments

Now that I moved the furniture around – and I’m still login’ the new layout – I dug into various recesses of my desk which I have not even looked at for years and found some real gems hidden in there, and crap that I can’t believe I kept – like 3.5″ floppy disk labels, […]

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