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Entrepreneurship & Exits

Entrepreneurship & Exits

14 Jan, '110 Comments

I attended another excellent seminar yesterday organised by the Entrepreneurs Organisation’s Bahrain Chapter in which I am a current member, this time by Cambridge Emmanuel College’s Professor Jack Lang, a successful angel investor and serial entrepreneur, who talked about one of the entrepreneur’s dilemmas: how to exit a company. I couldn’t give the presentation any […]

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Mistrial?

Mistrial?

14 Jan, '1113 Comments

You might have heard that there is a trial taking place in Bahrain in which 25 Bahrainis are accused of crimes against the state, everything from sedition through to terrorism and incitement against the regime, all of which carry rather heavy sentences. You might have also heard that a gag order has been imposed on […]

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Aloe patch

Aloe patch

12 Jan, '110 Comments

  The aloes are doing very well in this patch and as you can see, when they flower they add a really nice colour and texture to the area too.

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“Why do you lie?”

“Why do you lie?”

11 Jan, '113 Comments

Get this: The GDN publisher Anwar Abdulrahman objects to Jackson Diehl article in the Washington Post published on 3 Jan 2011. Rich? Of course! I like how he almost always starts by a historical reference to probably demonstrate his intellectual superiority. This time, he invokes the ghost of Lord Northcliffe‘s rather insipid quote of “the […]

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No Improper Names Allowed!

No Improper Names Allowed!

11 Jan, '1129 Comments

It’s 11.1.11! I wish you the best of the best of the best on this auspicious day my friends. Yes, we Bahrainis ARE numbers mad. Or just mad. Whichever makes you happy. In that stream, here’s some hilarity for you, courtesy of the doyen of journalism and the protector of the National Honour™ PARENTS in […]

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