One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: The History of Japanese Manga in the Arab World

Posted on the January 28th, 2015 under Uncategorized by

KC-Project on Deviant ArtIn 1988 the groundbreaking animated movie Akira introduced the world to Japanese anime and Manga. Although already an established industry in Far East Asia, anime was forever changed by the success of Akira with its mature, dar...

Fake Plastic Souks: Bill Gates, GM seeds, Monsanto and Africa. Hope for the future?

Posted on the January 28th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)I do find this all profoundly depressing.There I am, minding my business looking at a news website, when my eye catches one of those annoying little 'On the web' link-bait thingies. 'Bill Gates' predictions for 2030' it says. F...

One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: American Sniper – A well made dishonest film

Posted on the January 22nd, 2015 under Uncategorized by

Warning: This review contains spoilers.It has been a bad 24 months for bio-pics. 2013’s Jobs and last year’s Aaliyah:The Princess of RnB have both gone down in history as horrible hack jobs. The same could be said for American Sniper if i...

GREEN LIVING in Dubai: Toddler Discovering Rain in Dubai!

Posted on the January 19th, 2015 under Uncategorized by

Today heavy hail storm occurred at parts of UAE. But it rained and drizzled frequently in area where we stay. After my son woke up in morning, I wanted to show him rain. He has never seen rain before, last year he was too young to understand. So I...

Fake Plastic Souks: A Cairo State Of Mind

Posted on the January 18th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)The pollution is staggering: the air is grey with it, the sunlight dappling the twisted trees by the roadside moves with the slow miasma. It rained in the night, the moisture still shines in the ruts and gulleys of the serpenti...

Christopher Saul's Blog: Bouncy castle

Posted on the January 17th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

We tested out a secondhand bouncy castle today (not buying it as it was bit shoddy for the price). Zara loved it and I had some fun with the iPhone’s slow mo feature.

Christopher Saul's Blog: Just one more document…

Posted on the January 15th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

In December I toddled off to Lagos looking forward to a busy week with partners and customers. On arrival, it turned out that what I had been told was a visa valid for twelve months was actually only valid for six and had just expired. I was sent strai...

Fake Plastic Souks: MENA. Online. Literature. Today.

Posted on the January 15th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

Well, the day after tomorrow, actually.This two day event - a day of conference and a day of workshops - is taking place at the Townhouse Gallery Rawabet Space in Cairo on the 17th and 18th January 2015 and features panel sessions, talks, discussions a...

GREEN LIVING in Dubai: Win our first Green Giveaway!

Posted on the January 14th, 2015 under Uncategorized by

Today we are launching a brand new feature on blog, 'Green Giveaway', in collaboration with our partner companies to give our readers chance to win Green Products and Services in UAE.Our very first Green Giveaway is Sanitizing a King Size Mattress...

GREEN LIVING in Dubai: Indian Harvest Festival

Posted on the January 14th, 2015 under Uncategorized by

Happy Makar Sankranti to all my readers! Today is Indian Harvest Festival, it is know as Makar Sankranti, Lohri and Pongal in different part of India. I call this Indian festival a traditional environmental and lifestyle festival, this day 14th Ja...