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Scorned by a friend, championed by the enemy?

Scorned by a friend, championed by the enemy?

18 Nov, '0728 Comments

There must have been quite a run on dental surgeries over the last couple of days which continues today and possibly for a few days to come. The reason is not a sudden national oral hygiene awareness, but a condition borne of gnashed teeth to the point of shattering! Why I hear you ask? Well, […]

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No passports needed to visit Saudi

No passports needed to visit Saudi

5 Nov, '0713 Comments

Finally, after 25 years or so of establishing the Gulf Cooperation Council, citizens of both Bahrain and Saudi will soon be able to visit each other’s country by just using their identity card rather than a passport. This will take effect in 30 days due to an agreement signed at the Interior Ministers’s meeting in […]

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2 out of the top 13 ain’t bad!

2 out of the top 13 ain’t bad!

16 Oct, '0719 Comments

I just received my copy of FACT magazine and read my column (seeing my words printed gives me a nice kick!) but apart from that, there is a front-page report on “The 13 websites making life better in Bahrain” and was thrilled to see that two of my sites are featured in there! Mahmood’s Den […]

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Mahmood’s Garden launched

Mahmood’s Garden launched

9 Oct, '071 Comment

I’ve been documenting some of my experiences – as meagre as they are – in a new blog I call “Mahmood’s Garden” and have also taken the opportunity to list some of the plants I have in my garden and fill out information about them I gathered from various locations on the web. Apart from […]

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Belonging

22 Sep, '0719 Comments

high resolution video here on Stage6 Thoughts on belonging and patriotism and their relationship with a person’s locale. Though I recognise that there are other aspects to consider – which you are more than welcome to discuss here – and are just as valid, my thinking is that a person cannot get that feeling of […]

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