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There's something about Mary

One of my favorite things, which is also a pet peeve, about being in the Gulf is the accessibility to help. Help around the house, help with the kids, help ironing your underwear (that’s a joke – sorta), help running errands, someone to walk your dog… or your kids for that matter, help with cooking … and the list goes on and on and on. 724 more words


Reprieve: UK's Hammond okay with charge/trial for "insulting an institution"

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For immediate release: Sun Oct 19, 2014

Government urged to defend Bahraini activist as ‘trial for tweeting’ begins

The UK Government’s close links to Bahrain have been criticised ahead of the trial of a Bahraini human rights activist, starting today (19th), for the ‘crime’ of sending tweets. 364 more words

Ghada Khunji

For Brownbook’s “Apartments” issue, I profiled Bahraini photographer Ghada Khunji and her Manama penthouse.

“On the third floor of one of these relatively unspectacular and uniform structures, Ghada fashioned herself a penthouse. 88 more words

Old-Fashioned Journalism


The holy month of Ramadan is not just a month of revered sacrifices for the entire Americana community but is also a period where we allow our employees to be more in tune with their athletic skills as they participate in the Annual Ramadan Sports Tournament organized across the Region. 305 more words

Regional Events


Visas, a word a lot of expats hear. To live in another country you need a working visa, if you plan on working and a residential visa. 747 more words

Broken shells

Perhaps there is nothing more heartwarming than watching a young child run along the beach excitedly pointing out all the fabulous creatures and seashells that can be found along the seashore, and gathering up seashells. 125 more words