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Internet junkie I am

23 May, '034 Comments

crap happens in multiple simultaneous instances (this is otherwise commonly termed “murphey’s law”.) we had a notice from our ISP that the internet services are going to be degraded over a week because they are re-routing a major submarine cable by Dubai for the building of the Palm Island and they assured us that although […]

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Good things are starting to happen

22 May, '030 Comments

Almost every Arabic paper you pick up in Bahrain and I suspect the whole Middle East have suddenly realized that extremism is not good! Well H E L L O where have these editors and journalists been for the last few decades? Have they just really realized that extremism is not good, have they been […]

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Amna’s appendicitis

22 May, '030 Comments

My little big girl is in hospital at the moment. They’ve just ripped her appendix out! She’s had her operation yesterday morning at 9:30 and it went well. The doctor of course won’t confirm if it was in fact her appendix that was giving her trouble until the results are back from the lab, but […]

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Today was not a bad day

22 May, '030 Comments

In my book, the war has finished because I made my first “good” sale today! One of my customers ordered an upgrade for their Avid MediaComposer 1000 XL system to a Symphony. So me is a happy cookie! I do hope that more will come, it has been an extremely difficult 5 months so far…

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Living in the gaping void

Living in the gaping void

20 May, '032 Comments

cartoons drawn on the back of business cards Art transcends format. Who says that an artist has to use canvas and smelly oil paints to create masterpieces? Artists will invariably tell you (at least those who don’t draw portraits of leaders and make a living doing so – a la Saddam Hussain’s lot) that their […]

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