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The bankruptsy of Art in the Middle East

30 Apr, '030 Comments

A friend of mine, an artist, has written to me decrying the state of visual and auditory art in the Arab world in general and Bahrain in particular, complaining of essentially the bancruptsy of the traditional broadcast institutions as well as so-called “image makers”, the advertising agencies and post-production houses in the area, that he […]

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Best bar in the world

30 Apr, '031 Comment

couldn’t resist posting this one…got it from my friend Nabil, so blame him! 😀 A Scotsman, an Italian, and an Irishman are in a bar. They are having a good time and all agree that the bar is a nice place. Then the Scotsman says, “Aye, this is a nice bar, but where I come […]

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The dog is sick

28 Apr, '030 Comments

Gnasher was in a pretty bad way over the last couple of days poor thing. Because I showered him in the weekend, he apparently didn’t dry enough to go back in the house with the air conditioning on.. and typical of me I blamed Frances for it! 🙁 blaming the tick medicine she’s put on […]

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no no.. Hussain is number 12

28 Apr, '030 Comments

rounding out the kids in the family to an even dozen! Maha corrected my counting this morning reading the posts over at http://alyousif.tv – my family site (discontinued). I’ve been so busy at the office over the last 3 days that I didn’t have another chance to go visit my new nephew, but I’m sure […]

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Man that was rough!

28 Apr, '030 Comments

I applied the (unreleased) Xaraya 0.901beta to the site and poof! The site dissapeared! And of course only after this happens, did I look at the messages gathering in my inbox that said quite clearly that there are still some issues with the unreleased package on sourceforge… ah well, you know what they say: to […]

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