It’s the little things..

It’s the little things..

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A few days ago, the Internet lit up with laughter with the Chewbaka lady. And who could resist laughing out loud with this one:https://youtu.be/y3yRv5Jg5TIseriously? This reminds me that it's the little things in life that makes me happy. I'm grateful for those moments.But the internet also went hysterically sad too because of ...

Life in my garden

Life in my garden

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I love my little pond. It's always full of life and the sound of the water calms me. I visit as often as I can, even if I just pass by when I arrive home and have a quick look. There's always life in my garden.Passing by yesterday at lunch, ...

Nasfah Halawa – ناصفة حلاوة and Ramadan Kareem

Nasfah Halawa – ناصفة حلاوة and Ramadan Kareem

The Nasfah, a celebration conducted on the night of the 15th of Shaaban, is a happy occasion in Bahrain and the rest of the Muslim world. It is an occasion to celebrate the pending onset of Ramadan - which is only half a month away, and also the birthday of Imam Mahdi, ...

Gratitude as Culture

Gratitude as Culture

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One of the now long-standing traditions at Gulf Broadcast is the Morning Huddle. It's a mandatory short meeting that lasts for not more than 7 minutes and starts at 08:37 every morning. The first thing we do at the Huddle is to share Good News where every member of the team shares ...

A Garden Minute

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Put your headphones one.Click play.Close your eyes.[audio mp3="http://mahmood.tv/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/A-Garden-Minute.mp3"]and enjoy just one minute with me in my garden.

The Instagram New Logo

The Instagram New Logo

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For the record, I love it!I love minimalism and generally don't like complicated things.This one is cool.And... this is the 4,000th post on Mahmood's Den!What a trip ;)

The adverse effects of impunity on humanity

The adverse effects of impunity on humanity

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I happened across a couple of posts on Facebook which clearly demonstrated to me the adverse effects of impunity on humanity.In the first instance, we witness a member of the Israeli forces physically tipping over a handicapped Palestinian in a wheelchair and then physically assaults him. The situation around that ...

Sources of ISIS Support

Sources of ISIS Support

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 The Brookings Institute published a study on where the pockets of ISIS support are around the world. They analysed the sources of supportive Tweets and found that the majority emanate from Muslim countries.It's no surprise to me that ISIS sympathisers are within our Arab communities. Their major support comes from the land of ...

How important is a business exit plan?

How important is a business exit plan?

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What's the average life of a business?I don't know for certain, and I doubt anyone else in Bahrain or the Middle East knows either. Statistics of this sort are just not prioritised, and if they are, then they are not published. US statistics suggest that, on average, a Fortune 500 company lasts around ...

Mountain Biking in Bahrain

Mountain Biking in Bahrain

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I woke up early on Friday and promised myself to have a good day.I was out of bed by 04:55 and left home by 5:20 with my mountain bicycle loaded into the car and happiness and good anticipation in my heart. I was going to meet new people and ride ...