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 […]
with Mr. Qassim Haddad, originally uploaded by malyousif. It was a great pleasure meeting with one of the preeminent poets and writers in Bahrain – Mr. Qassim Haddad – this morning, chatting with him, exchanging ideas and sharing a table with him at the "Branding Bahrain" workshop. This is the highlight of my whole year!
Nothings, originally uploaded by malyousif. I met a beautiful young lady this morning. She was running on the beach and our paths briefly crossed. I was sweating, she was shining. I stopped her: “Hello, my name is Mahmood” “Hi” “I am 45. May I invite you to be my mid-life crisis?” She laughed, briefly hugged […]
Mahmood and the iPhone!, originally uploaded by malyousif. Mahmood got his sticky mitts on the new Apple iPhone, Kris’ iPhone, which he only received yesterday direct from the States. The phone functions of course does not work, we tried both MTC Vodafone and Fashelco‘s chips to no avail, but the function and the music and […]
This is not a very good day for me. Since I woke up things just conspired against me and me no likes it. The latest is that my not-so-lovely MacBook just went belly up for no reason it seems. After struggling with it for the last 3 hours I hear the dreaded “click click” noise […]