Life

On loving Qatar

I was born and raised mostly outside of Qatar… My father went out of Qatar to study in the 1960s, married my mother in the early 70s and they got me, outside Qatar… There were a few constant ideas that were hammered into my brain: We are Qatari, we are Muslim. We love our country. […]

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“I hate men”

This is a story that happened to me and my little daughter in a shopping mall’s play area… This area is controlled by a huge grumpy security guard wearing a fake military uniform… He was opening and closing the entrance and hated it when people wanted to go in our out of the play area, […]

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I am not

I am not a writer, yet I write. I am not a thinker, yet I think. I am not a speaker, yet I speak. What defines me? I’d say my actions or inactions, combined with my words define me more than anything else. �photo credit: ryanmilani

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Podcasts I listen to

photo credit: Mustafa Khayat I listen to a lot of podcasts on the Blackberry using PodTrapper. Here’s a list of the podcasts I listen to, linked directly to their RSS feeds. Some of these may be old and not have any recent updates. Linux/FOSS Linux Outlaws Security Now! Linux News Log (mp3) FLOSS Weekly Full […]

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Carpe Diem

I would always say seize the day … As in “it’s never too late to do anything”. Do you want to get a higher education? Travel somewhere? Lose weight? Gain weight? Own a Ferrari?

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