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 most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him. — […]
A while ago a friend compiled this mix of various Bahrainis reflecting on what makes this place their Bahrain. I was one of those. My words were taken from a short video I’ve done regarding the planned demolition of some ancient burial mounds. I like the result. I hope you like it too: [audio:ThisIsMyBahrain.mp3] [download] […]
Hilarious!! Thanks Fareed for sharing!!
(sorry for the bad rappy title!) It’s my birthday today and there are a lot of things that I’m blessed with at this point in my life. The numbers might indicate that I’m forty-nine, but believe me I feel much younger. Okay, maybe forty-five! Seriously though, I’m thrilled to celebrate my birthday this week in […]