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A perfect night in Dubai

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I’d like to thank both Anisa and Lujayn for a wonderful evening in Dubai, the best I’ve had here for a very long time. Excellent company, stimulating conversation, good food, and new good friends. I am privileged to know you ladies. I hope that we will make these meetings a regular on my visits here. Bed beckons… good night! …

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The Tunnel

DSC02486, originally uploaded by FLYbyNIGHT.No, this is not off a computer game screen, this is a shot captured in real life by my friend, mentor and teacher Kieran O’Carrol who now works for Cathay Pacific and lives in Hong Kong. Bahrain certainly lost an excellent teacher when he left, but life goes on and I can see that he is thoroughly enjoying himself whilst selflessly imparting some of his knowledge. I was privileged to have …

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Welcome Isa!

My friends Susy and Manhal had their second child this morning! Congratulations guys and yurba b’izzkum inshallah. Isa is a healthy 3.5kgs and 52cm long, a wee thing but a huge bundle of love and fun. And I bet his brother Yousif will teach him the ropes before too long! …

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Cactus Yellow Flower

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Cactus Yellow Flower, originally uploaded by malyousif.These are going on high-growth-mode at the moment, we have two of them astride our gate, in the street planters. They’ve just started to open yesterday and this is what greeted me as I came home from Dubai last night… This image also is especially presented to the Dubai Press Club people who have worked tirelessly to bring a much needed conference to fruition. Special thanks to Mohammed Al-Mansouri, …

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MISSING!

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Have you seen this person:She’s supposed to be in Bahrain at the moment, but she has not been spotted anywhere yet. Can everyone please plaster her picture on their blogs, and on milk cartons, posters stapled on trees and electricity poles, in order to pin her down for a quick dinner/drink/coffee/tea/pepsi meeting one of these nights before she disappears again? How about this Wednesday at 8 at the Country Club? Or any other location you …

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