Tag: Miscellany

Quiz time

Quiz time

10 Mar, '0470 Comments

Quiz: 1. Name them, from left to right 2. Who’s the prettiest? score out of 10 3. Guess their future in the 2006 elections 4. Which one is the odd one out? and why? 5. What’s their impact on Bahrain? Get crackin’!

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Single Gulf Passport and other thoughts

5 Nov, '033 Comments

GCC interior ministers have recommended that a single passport be adopted at the next summit, secretary-general Abdulrahman Al Attiyah said. The ministers “have recommended that the next summit, scheduled for December in Kuwait, adopts a single passport” for citizens of the GCC states, he said. Source: Bahrain Economic Development Board Oh no.. that means that […]

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The three R’s in our Arab Schools

31 Oct, '0317 Comments

A great majority of the students I talk to mention how their classrooms echo with their teachers’ shouting and instilling fear in them rather than a love of learning. Schools, for decades now, have been void of any challenge, creativity, warmth, empathy and individuality shattering into pieces the great Multiple Intelligence theory created by the […]

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Unfurling the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix Banner

1 Sep, '032 Comments

As luck would have it, as I was driving to the office this morning, they were adjusting the F1 GP Banner I told you about yesterday, so I had the chance to shoot the process in 8 pictures. The thing I didn’t know about yesterday and discovered again by chance while I was shooting this […]

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Bahrain International Airport, an exercise in bottlenecks

Bahrain International Airport, an exercise in bottlenecks

15 Jul, '036 Comments

The Bahrain International Airport is to be upgraded to handle 15 million passengers from its current 6 million annually. The upgrade will cost some $115 million. I don’t know the specific plans of this upgrade or how long it will take. However as a semi-frequent traveler I have some observations which might make using the […]

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