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Check Your Privilege
Opinion / ridiculous

Check Your Privilege

A Response to Dane Wisher’s article The Cost of Things in Qatar I’m fairly sarcastic, contrary and sick, if I’m honest with you and everything I say and think is coated with a thin layer of disgust and superiority. And I apologise for the American bashing in advance, but I can’t help it, I have … Continue reading

Opinion / ridiculous

Fire in Villaggio

So I see there was another fire in Villaggio, the mall of doom, yesterday. People, why do you even shop there? It’s not safe! You know what I think, the de’il (what we call him in Sco’land….Milton’s main man and protagonist of Paradise Lost) is trying to take back -shjfkskdflgshkjhreliot fdhjks;akjhfgdk; Fu-hgdjkf;dfjkghjkfd Darn it. Gee … Continue reading

Driving in Doha
Opinion

Driving in Doha

A Wheely Bad Situation Last week, I not only exploded my wheel, but I bumped into a van. I’ve been driving for about a year in Doha, so maybe it was fate. But along with the article I recently read in The Edge and a reckless tribute to speeding in the Abu Dhabi National, that … Continue reading

The Farm
review / travel

The Farm

After a long morning driving the new Mercedes A Class around Dubai like you do, you need a decent lunch. Mercedes took us to somewhere quite surprising. Called The Farm, this place is a lush paradise. Dubai is a lot greener than Doha, but I thought I’d stepped into a botanical garden after the harsh … Continue reading

Banking Bonuses and Greed
Opinion

Banking Bonuses and Greed

George Osborne, a man who was actually booed at the Olympics, is going to Brussels to stop his European colleagues from limiting bank traders’ bonuses. One of Osborne’s pearls of wisdom This enrages me for several reasons. The Tories can cut welfare, social security, threaten the NHS, everything people rely on and actually pay for … Continue reading