Today, I choose to reflect on our village Duraz’s siege from my own perspective. We are having to suffer long queues of cars to report to a police checkpoint – one of only two for a village and an area that hosts over 20,000 residents – to get home.
Bahrain Bloggers Gathering – Saturday 13 June 2009, originally uploaded by malyousif. For a gathering that was organised at such a short notice, we had an excellent attendance of 10 bloggers! Thanks to everyone who came. It was excellent to see everyone and be re-energised again to do even more for the community. There were […]
All local bloggers are invited to a Local Bloggers Meetup on Saturday 13th of June 2009. 11 AM Dolce CafÃ© in Zinj. We’d love to restart, reconnect and re-meet old and new friends. Please take a couple of hours off and come and have a coffee with us. Find out what number this meeting is […]
After months of negotiations, of retooling and retouching the code, we are finally at the point to launch it officially this afternoon, on this, a very auspicious day in the history of our country; it’s 37th anniversary of its Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. So congratulations, my friends, on both occasions which shall remain […]
Kuwait (I know it’s featured in this website heavily over the last few days, but we love ’em!) is invading Bahrain. No, not to help Wagdy pack, but to bring some gorgeous cars and people for a fun weekend at the BIC this Thursday. The track will be open to whoever wants to enjoy the […]
It was really fun to watch the final of the race together and I think everyone enjoyed being glued to the TV screen (and not killing the staff due to problems with the audio which the guys valiantly fixed by turning up the set’s volume to 100%!) and stuffing our gobs while doing so too. […]
Eyad and I are proposing another gathering on Sunday 21st October at Motorox to watch and enjoy the gripping F1 finalÃ©. The race starts at 9pm 7pm Bahrain time and lasts for 90 minutes normally. Please be there by 8 6.30 or so if you can because if you come and and block the screen […]
At a new venue just for Ramadhan suggested by Silveroo who has also agreed to pay to dry-clean our clothes due to the shisha smoke at La Maison du CafÃ© in Zinj at 8pm! Sorry about the last minute notice, but I do hope that bloggers will have a few minutes to spare to come […]
are up: And it was a really nice one too! In honour of Hasan Al-Hujairi who is on a short visit to Bahrain while taking a break from his post-graduate studies in Japan. More on Hasan in Japan’s blog. I wish to thank bint Battuta very much for organising it.