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Charlie Wilson’s War

We’ve just come back from watching Charlie Wilson’s War [IMDB] which we enjoyed, generally, except for the various obvious censored parts which was extremely annoying and yet another affirmation of my hating to watch movies in cinemas in Bahrain. I suspect that the ham fisted attempts at controlling what we view this time is not just to “protect us from ourselves” in seeing scantily clad women, but political innuendos most probably tendered against Saudi Arabia’s joint …

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Inspiration: Pangea Day

Thanks once again to our Bahraini expatriate (who has been hobnobbing with the stars and be speaking on the same platform as politicians like Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama, moderating sessions at an influential blogging conference, asked to take the place of an important and inspirational personality as Shirin Ebadi and be a panellist alongside Nicholas Kristof in a completely new and long awaited guise of optimism, a no longer Silly Bahraini Girl has uncovered a …

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iPOD movies competition

My friend Magnus Nystedt, the main man behind the very active Emirates Mac User Group, has just emailed me to tell me about a new film competition in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Women’s College which has a very nice and innovative twist to it; it’s a film competition which will be screened and judged on iPODs! How cool is that? The competition has its own website at hayahfilm.com which obviously has much more information and …

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