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Going potty

Going potty

14 Aug, '140 Comments

This weekend’s project is to make use of some of the tens of pots we have lying around. My wife suggests we open a garden shop, or at least do a yard sale to get rid of some of them. No way, I say. Pots are meant to be mini-gardens, and that’s what I’m going […]

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MGS S01E02 – The Seeds Selection

MGS S01E02 – The Seeds Selection

12 Aug, '140 Comments

Welcome to the second episode of the Mahmood’s Garden Show. In this episode, I discuss probably every gardener’s passion for collecting seeds and plants in general and share with you some of my horde. I also ask for your opinions to help me design my flower beds this season. Feel free to respond to topics […]

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MGS S01E01 – Mahmood’s Garden Show – LAUNCH!

MGS S01E01 – Mahmood’s Garden Show – LAUNCH!

9 Aug, '140 Comments

Here’s my first in a forthcoming series of gardening videos I’m personally producing and creating to share with you my trials and successes in my home garden. In this series, “Mahmood’s Garden” I’ll show you how to get colour back into your garden using annuals. Most of those I’ll cultivate from seed, so you’ll accompany […]

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FinFisher and the absence of morals

FinFisher and the absence of morals

8 Aug, '141 Comment

Some enterprising netizen took umbrage at the machinations and outright lies of Gamma FinFisher, the Anglo-German privacy-thieving and national-aspiration-crushing software supplier so he hacked their servers and walked away with 40GB of their crown jewels. To put it in perspective, 40GB means that “you could hold approximately: 10,000 High-Quality MP3 Songs -or- 25,000 High-Resolution Digital […]

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Rubber Stamp Culture

Rubber Stamp Culture

7 Aug, '140 Comments

In an era where electronic signatures are passé, what is the unbridled fetish the Bahraini government has with rubber stamps? I’m not meaning those stamps which indicate that a paper has been seen, approved or rejected, but the stamps that companies use to stamp their invoices and other documents before they be accepted within the […]

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