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What will it take, to effect change?

What will it take, to effect change?

9 Sep, '111 Comment

The Dalai Lama was asked by Mother Jones Magazine in 1997 what he thought it would take for China to change its policy toward Tibet. He responded with: It will take two things: first, a Chinese leadership that looks forward instead of backward, that looks toward integration with the world and cares about both world […]

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Road trip to Sombrio Beach

Road trip to Sombrio Beach

9 Sep, '113 Comments

We love going on road trips while in Canada, or almost anywhere where a road trip can take more than 30 minutes without spanning the whole country 🙂 We decided to go check out a recommended beach on Vancouver Island called Sombrio Beach, about two and a half hours outside of Victoria and we stopped […]

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R.I.P. Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi

R.I.P. Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi

1 Sep, '116 Comments

Another Bahraini icon passes away, but only after leaving a veritable and permanent legacy. May he rest in peace. Some clippings: From Dallas to Damascus [Arabic] With Saeed Saif [Arabic] With the Family of Hope [Arabic] Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi- the little shaikh [Arabic] Abdulrahman Al-Noimi – my lifelong friend [Arabic]

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Art, and the Tender Process

Art, and the Tender Process

29 Aug, '1110 Comments

How do you think the Tender Board or its stipulated processes would go about evaluating the following painting, had it been a subject of tender to paint a woman, for instance? Any suggestions? Well, an “evaluator” who most probably would have no clue about art in the first place might give this painting a 1 […]

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M.Report: Photography Masterclass in NY

M.Report: Photography Masterclass in NY

29 Aug, '112 Comments

Looking out of the apartment’s window after Hurricane Irene had passed, I noticed a group of people with a lot of tripods and some photography equipment. That piqued my interest and I thought I’d go and investigate (aka, poke my nose in!) – I’m glad I did! I met the renowned photographer Bryan Peterson (http://ppsop.com) […]

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