Laura Ann Hamilton

Journalist in Qatar

Those Awful Bloggers at The National

HEY LIKE WHEN YOU ARE AT THE CINEMA AND YOU’RE WATCHING A SAD FILM AND SOMEONE IS TALKING ON THEIR PHONE NEXT TO YOU, LAUGHING LIKE A HYENA, WHILE SOMEONE … Continue reading

May 2, 2013

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 … Continue reading

May 1, 2013

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 … Continue reading

April 4, 2013

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 … Continue reading

April 1, 2013

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, … Continue reading

March 24, 2013

Brunch at Gordon Ramsay’s Opal

I’ve been to Jamie Oliver’s Italian restaurant in Bath and London, but otherwise I have dined at no famous name places. I have attended a cooking class at The St … Continue reading

March 10, 2013

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 … Continue reading

March 5, 2013
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