Month: May 2004

Grammar God…yeah right!

I just took this English grammar exam entitled How Grammatically Sound are you? And the result was as follows: “You are a GRAMMAR GOD! If your mission in life is not already to preserve the English tongue, it should be. Congratulations and thank you!” What the f…. ? What’s wrong with these people!

Another visitor

Ok… seems like we are gonna have another Jordanian visitor. My friend Mariam, who is now based in Saudi Arabia, sent me an e-mail today saying that she me might come here with her husband for a couple of days. The husband is on a business trip and she wants to tag along to see …

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Six Feet Under

Jeff and I recently got introduced to Six Feet Under, a TV show about a family that owns a funeral home. We rented the first season from our favourite DVD store here, “DVD Corner” and watched every single episode. We were hooked! The storyline is very intriguing and the acting is fantastic! Thesecond season is …

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The sandstorm in Doha continued for the second day. It was really weird. I have never seen anything like this in my life. Sand got everywhere. in my hair, in my nose … in my sandals … it even managed to get inside our apartment which is on the third floor! Meanwhile, last night I …

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Training course

My boss is sending me tomorrow to a training course run by the UK-based Thomson Foundation. The course is entitled “Print Media Interviewing Techniques”. I am excited. It will really look good on my CV. Although I will have long days (from 9:00 am until 11:30 PM), I think the course will be rewarding