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Radio Ga Ga

February 29, 2008


Just been flicking through the GDN this morning as I munched on my breakfast. Nothing interesting in the news so skip that and get to the good old letters page which often contains some of the best writing in the whole rag. Those who read Al Ain Taxi will know that I used to rant […]

Bahrain Taxis

February 28, 2008


Just got back from a trip to Spinneys in Budaiya. Drove past all the people lining up at the McDonalds drive in and felt superior as I was about to buy fruit! Al Osra or Spinneys as its known to many is a sure place to meet people. You only have to sit for five […]

Why is the driving so bad in Bahrain?

February 28, 2008


Someone please tell me. In the meanwhile let me leave you with this video. The Aussie V8 Supercars certainly got a welcome Bahrain-style last November, not only did they get to experience our wonderful F1 track they also had some fun on our local highways too. Advertisements

Bahrain’s moron driver of the day award goes to..

February 26, 2008


The woman who decided she was too important to wait in line to turn left into Saar Avenue from Avenue 35 around 12.30 this afternoon. Instead she drove along the pavement on the right, past the queuing traffic and cut in front of me as I was turning left. And second prize goes to the […]

A dog’s life?

February 18, 2008


It started with a woman complaining about the barking coming from the BSPCA shelter in Saar. In a letter to the Gulf Daily News she suggested that the dogs could be sedated at night so she could get a decent nights sleep. Of course, such an idea is ludicrous and before you knew if there […]

The Bahrain Blahs

February 17, 2008


Sorry for the lack of activity on this blog, the Bahrain Blahs have really got to me the last few weeks. Let me explain: After weeks of unreturned phone calls, false promises and a general feeling of Groundhog day-in-day-out, this place has been getting to me. Trying to get anything off the ground here is […]