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Pressing for optimum strategies

Pressing for optimum strategies

4 Sep, '102 Comments

I was reading this article this morning in the Globe & Mail this morning – our last full day in this lovely country – and thought it’s worth sharing: Down the rat hole of gambling: Lab rodents press for optimum strategy but lose on slots Study shows lab rats have trouble differentiating between wins and […]

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Political societies warned: “Your bulletin is too big!”

Political societies warned: “Your bulletin is too big!”

3 Sep, '103 Comments

That’s the latest in the salvo against political societies. The most mundane and incoherent excuse to try to “put them in their place” and put another hurdle in their already faltering steps. Anything, it seems, to curtail their effectiveness and to get them to waste their energies into anything but the forthcoming elections. Now, they’ve been pulled up for their publications!

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ISP fined BD43,927.120 for NOT blocking websites!

ISP fined BD43,927.120 for NOT blocking websites!

1 Sep, '106 Comments

The TRA just issued a hefty fine of BD43,927.120 (that’s US$116,517.56 to non-believers) against 2Connect, you know, the blue man people with the funky YouTube skit? Their just dessert for not blocking Internet sites.

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Walking the shore

Walking the shore

1 Sep, '102 Comments

One of the most pleasurable things my wife and I do while on holiday is walk! I know, sounds so mundane doesn’t it? But we love it. We walk, we talk we watch people, observe the surroundings, interact with the locals, or just join hands and silently amble. Walking, we’ve discovered, is one of the […]

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Shame on you Bahrain TV.

Shame on you Bahrain TV.

30 Aug, '1028 Comments

If there is ever a reason for shutting down the joke that is called “our national television”, then it’s their broadcasting a “crawl txt message” in their ticker describing the majority of the country’s population with a completely offensive and derogatory word. At around 1.30am this morning, their ticker tape included the word “rawafidh” according […]

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