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Fascism, Communism . . . and Picasso

Yesterday I happened on a book about Picasso’s creation of his Civil War masterpiece GUERNICA. In a series of brutal images etched in black across a huge stark white canvas he expressed the rage he felt at the carpet bombing of a small town in Spain that killed 80 percent of the inhabitants. 479 more words

Arabian Gulf

Pros & Cons- Doha Style


  • The weather most of the year- never rains, and when it does it’s not so bad
  • The scenery fashion wise- people dress better in general, and since thobes are standard most men are in starched collars & cuffs (which I think should be mandatory)
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Qatar is a small wealthy nation located in the Arabian Gulf/Middle East.

Irish Man In The Middle East

Uganda’s envoy to Qatar presents his credentials

Uganda’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, also the Country’s Permanent Representative to the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Rashid Yahya Ssemuddu… 542 more words

Uganda Tourism

If I give you half a crown

The man in the apartment next to mine is an Englishman, a retired engineer in his seventies who has lived in the Gulf for forty years and will probably stay here till the day he dies. 665 more words