is a social networking event that takes place here in Dubai every couple of months, and has spread across the region to cover Cairo, Amman, Beirut and upcoming Damascus. There's very little I could say to explain the event, really, as it is unorganized - an oxymoron right there for you - … Continue Reading ››
I received an email as a form of a joke but it has the undeniable truth of how we prioritize the aspects of our lives incorrectly.
The joke narrative, in brief, describes a group of businessmen crossing paths with a small group of people living a very simple life, one very similar … Continue Reading ››
"Countless were the occasions," I wrote, many years ago, "where I set out to write these memoirs of mine, but a strange sentiment - mixture of terror and anguish - always stopped me from carrying through."
I have written many memoirs since then, and looking back, I can only laugh at myself for the fool I have … Continue Reading ››
To those of you I know who might be reading this, the post is not directed at you. It's merely an observation of myself, nothing more nor less.
I never understood how someone can become superficial, but over the years I have transformed into someone who is, and, looking back, I am trying to understand how … Continue Reading ››
One of the "greatest" inventions of mankind - the ability to project a boxed group of human beings vertically at high velocities - proves once again that it's not usually the "stupid machine's" fault but rather the stupid people who decide on how the blasted things operate.
Now here's a simple scenario. In my previous job, … Continue Reading ››