In Bahrain, the citizen seems to be the unquenchable fount of money. Funds which most here are in desperate need of, are dragged out of our pockets by unremitting fines, fees and other government charges and levies. Last month, the Traffic Dept had its fun by sending us speeding fines that were more than a […]
I’ve never noticed “the gulf” magazine before. It’s normally thrown at our door-step with our GDN subscription. It (like others delivered with the GDN) meets the inside of our recycling bin unopened. But having nothing better to do this morning while waiting for this site to upgrade to the latest and greatest release of WordPress, […]
The latest salvo in the depreciation of personal freedoms in Bahrain comes this time courtesy of the Ministry of Interior. No surprise there. It’s Traffic Department is introducing new number plates with tracking devices, unimaginatively justified to “fight crime” – and no one seems to care.
After a very hectic but immensely satisfying week, I am back home again. Itâ€™s good to be with your family and good to sleep in your own bed again.
In the week weâ€™ve been away, we produced two news reports which were aired on the same day they were shot, while another 3 are in progress, I visited a Tattoo Convention and of course enjoyed what Amsterdam had to offer…