Month: August 2004

The night is young

We just got back home after a wonderful evening with a charming Iraqi couple: Ziad and Mai. We visited them mainly to congratulate them on the new place they moved into. We had a very enjoyable time. We talked about a variety of topics ranging from politics, of course, to life in Doha and finally …

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Jordanian bloggers

Today, I was introduced to a portal dedicated to Jordanian bloggers. Although it is still in its early stages, the site has already attracted a number of Jordanian bloggers scattered all over the globe. I was very pleased to see the creation of such an initiative. Finally, Jordanian bloggers will have a cyber-niche. Kudos to …

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Brave New World

I have finally found a good book to read. It’s “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley. I’m still in the beginning but so far it is proving to be very engaging and thought-provoking. I heard so much about it as it is supposed to be a classic. Glad I have finally found the time to …

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A new magazine for Christian Arabs in Jordan and Palestine

Al Maghtas — a new magazine for Christian Arabs in Jordan and Palestine By Daoud Kuttab AMMAN — For the first time in decades, Christian Arabs in Jordan and Palestine have their own magazine. The first edition of the 40-page glossy colour magazine Al Maghtas (the baptismal) was produced in Amman recently featuring interviews, articles, …

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Movie marathon

What a better way to spend your day off than partaking in a movie marathon. Well, that was the case yesterday, as we spent a good part of the day watching movies and eating pasta salad! The first movie we wtached was Secret Window starring Johnny Depp. It was okay. I give it 6 out …

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Back to Doha

We are back in Doha after a one-day delay in Amman due to some drama revolving around our airplane tickets. Adding to that, we were not sure that Jeff would be able to fly with me yesterday as his booking was canceled for some reason. So, yesterday we headed to the airport hoping that the …

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