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Shift Happens

3 Apr, '0727 Comments

glumbert.com – Shift Happens JJ sent me this video this morning (thanks!) which is a must see. It puts things in stark perspective. After watching this, would you like to discuss the educational rut we are in in not only Bahrain but the whole Middle East? I have maintained that if we do not embrace […]

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MPs with Religious Police mentality

14 Mar, '0736 Comments

I am quite convinced that this parliament doesn’t know why it was actually voted in. Apart from the sectarian overtones in almost every thing they do, they cannot distinguish between parliamentary work from that of the pulpit. Let me aid them in understanding the simple difference: the first is legislative and the other is advisory. […]

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I didn’t go!

I didn’t go!

3 Mar, '0719 Comments

And I’m kicking myself for not getting tickets ahead of time. I am really angry with myself, this was a golden opportunity that I was waiting for for some time now to attend Marcel Khalife’s performance and the last two nights were apparently magical especially that this time Marcel was in collaboration with Bahraini poet […]

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Burial

Burial

19 Feb, '0729 Comments

We went to bury a relation yesterday. The old lady was ill for a long while unfortunately. She was much loved by her children, relations and the community around her. May she rest in peace now. This is the "Shi’a" cemetery in Hoora, in the Bahraini capital Manama. Due to the copious rains we’ve had […]

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Spring of Culture 2007

Spring of Culture 2007

14 Feb, '079 Comments

34 cultural events over 6 weeks. This is what is promised for a cultural extravaganza par excellence in Bahrain. 34 events of art, poetry, music, dance, lighting, theatre, lectures, sound, sculpture, vision and emotion. 34 dishes to feed your mind and soul in some of the most thrilling locations in Bahrain. Once again Arad Fort […]

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