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No politics?

No politics?

17 Aug, '125 Comments

I wonder what life would be in this little dot of an island of ours if we had to live without having to worry about politics; in as much as actually living in a modern democracy where human rights are not only protected, but cherished, and where people would feel free to write and voice […]

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Thriving xeriscaped border

Thriving xeriscaped border

10 Aug, '120 Comments

This is the only part of my garden that is truly thriving at the moment. The cacti and other plants are doing well in their border and the Devil’s Tongue Barrel seems to be readying itself for yet another flowering in the same season. But this time, I can see quite a number of buds […]

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Arabs dismal showing at the Olympics

Arabs dismal showing at the Olympics

4 Aug, '125 Comments

The 22 countries of the Arab League – whose population stood at 349,558,392 – only have two medals between them! To date; Qatar got a bronze while Egypt got a silver. Bas. That’s it. Khalas. Why this dismal showing? Any ideas? I’m flummoxed.

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Under paying myself

Under paying myself

1 Aug, '127 Comments

I’ve started reading quite an interesting book by Greg Crabtree called Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits and the very first chapter in that book he talks about entrepreneurs habitually under paying themselves in the false belief that it leads to healthier perception of profits, but he proves that thought is a simple and very […]

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Bye VIVA, it’s not been fun

Bye VIVA, it’s not been fun

30 Jul, '127 Comments

After a year of painfully using Viva’s mediocre but much over-hyped internet offering in Bahrain, I’ve terminated both contracts for my home and office. The best speed I could get out of Viva was something like 4mbps and that was flaky. As far as the uploads are concerned, I don’t think I got much more […]

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