My son Arif’s Christmas gift to me was the book “Reel Bad Arabs, how Hollywood vilifies a people” by Jack Shaheen (it was made into a film as well – vimeo). It is a fascinating reference which took the author more than two decades to compile. In it, he reviewed over 1,000 Hollywood films which […]
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 […]
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.
This is the first bloggers’ gathering at the new location, new day of the week and new time as has been decided in our last meeting. The gathering will be at 10AM (and not 11 as previously published) on Saturday September 1st at the Dulce CafÃ© by Nasser Pharmacy in New Zinj. Their number is […]