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Muhammad Ali. Thank you.

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Who hasn’t been inspired in one way or another by Mohammed Ali? From his famous “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” to the defence of his titles as well as his human rights activities. I’m going to miss him, and though I’m not an avid boxing fan, I am so grateful to have witnessed some of his most memorable fights in my lifetime.Here’s a compilation of some of his quotes, courtesy of pix11: …

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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 into new terrain, one that my bike was actually meant for. It was going to be a different type of cycling in Bahrain. You see, …

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Cycling in Bahrain

My advice to any budding and experienced cyclist: Wear a helmet . Get up early . Ride defensively . Wear a helmet, seriously! The extent of my experience in cycling is quite limited. I’ve only started a couple¬†months ago. I bought it on January 27 on a whim when I noticed a second-hand mountain bike advertised for sale on a supermarket’s bulletin board and thought I’d like to try it. I had to contend with …

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No Sweets October

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Here’s a commitment I made: // ![CDATA[ // ![CDATA[ // ![CDATA[ // ![CDATA[ // ![CDATA[ // ![CDATA[ // ![CDATA[ // ![CDATA[ (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); // ]]>To me, October = No sweets / no cakes / no biscuits / no chocolate month. Allowing myself one fruit a day. Just because. Anyone fancy joining me …

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No sympathy for fat people

None. Because I was one and know from my own experience that the solution is in one’s own hands – and mouth – and no one else’s. Brutal. Honest. And true. So stop your whining and just get on with it. Let me tell you how I got it done.Determination Commitment Sacrifice, and A¬†vision for where I wanted to beHold on to that number four, believe me that alone will drag you out …

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