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A beautiful home for sale

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We’ve spent 13 years in our current home and most of those have truly been the best in all our lives. We made 1813 a place of quiet and safe refuge for us. We love the coolness and tranquility of the spaces inside the house, and the various “rooms” we’ve created in the garden – which won an award at the Bahrain International Garden Show. A point of pride for me. But it’s now time to …

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Ministry of Agriculture & Municipalities threatens law suits

وفي الختام، فإن وزارة شئون البلديات والزراعة، وهي تعلن لجميع أبناء الوطن، تكذيبها ونفيها الكامل لكل ما أثير حول هذا الشأن من مزاعم، تؤكد التزامها بنهج الشفافية، والأبواب المفتوحة، وفي الوقت نفسه مسئوليتها عن اتخاذ جميع الإجراءات القانونية بحق كل من تسول له نفسه الإضرار بالمصلحة الوطنية ونشر الأخبار الجزافية التي من شأنها المساس بالأمن الوطني من دون تحر أو تدقيق أو إحساس بالمسئولية الوطنية. أخبار الخليج – ١٥ مايو ٢٠٠٧In a communiqué …

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Insisting on a wrong

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I’m curious, what makes the Muharraq governor Salman bin Hindi so adamant on insisting on a wrong? And now he’s even supported by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. What’s going on? It just does not make sense, unless of course this is another “test balloon” being released by the government to see the reaction of people if (when) they produce laws to divide Bahrain into cantons housing specific sects and not allowing any intermingling …

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Above the law

What’s the future like for our children in Bahrain when 95% of the land are in private hands. How did a country as tiny as Bahrain end up in a situation where a few individuals own the vast majority of the land mass? How did that happen? How it happened is quite well known to us Bahrainis who have heard horror stories since we were toddlers of some “higher ups” touring the country in a pickup …

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Well Contented

Now that our first family vacation (ever!) is over, and the house move is almost completed, let me take a few minutes to share with you at least the status of the house move. The vacation’s happenings will have to wait for a while, but I promise to post a few pictures and maybe a video once the editing is complete. We arrived back on the island on the night of Friday August 6th, I posted …

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