Archive for March, 2009

How I managed to fix my totally screwed up Nokia 5800

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

While on a business trip some days ago, my Nokia 5800 decided to go totally crazy. It stopped accepting touch input. It was frozen in lock mode. Sometimes the screen would just go blank (with a weird reddish tint just as it was dying) and then restart, time and time again. It was UNBELIEVABLE! So [...]

See London, after the great flood of 2090, at Jacaranda Images

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

I have not been blogging for a while. But here is a good reason for an announcement, in tune with the financial (and other) gloom and doom mood that’s sweeping the world. Jacaranda Images, that nice little gallery off Rainbow Street in Jabal Amman, is showing 5 images entitled, Flooded London, Five Images of the [...]

Facebook goes Arabic..

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Interesting.. Facebook goes Arabic. In a country like Jordan they already have an audience that is probably bigger than all the daily newspapers combined. The Facebook clones out there have one less reason to exist now..

Q: How many Jordanians does it take to change a lightbulb?

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

I’ve seen so many ‘light bulb’ jokes about every nationality and profession. So I decided to invent the Jordanian version of it.. Q: How many Jordanians does it take to change a lightbulb? A: One trader to import it from Europe. One Customs official to charge import duties and stamps on it. One inspector to [...]

Oooooh.. It’s an-ice-pod..

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

I’m obening now.. I’m exciting.. Ooooh, it’s an ice pod THE PROPHECY HAS COME TRUE It’s a nice..

SmartBuy’s new website: no prices and no buy button!

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

A few days ago I read a press release in a newspaper stating that SmartBuy has “activated” it web site. Yesterday I went there to check, thinking that they have launched an e-commerce website. I was in for a disappointment. Not only doesn’t this website allow you to buy anything online. It doesn’t even mention [...]

Bread and other “substances”

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Life was good this evening. I left the office, located in “The Area Of” Wadi Saqra. As I drove through the wet streets of “The City Of” Amman, I listened to the “Radio Station Of” the BBC, looking forward to have something to eat for “The Meal Of” dinner. Soon enough I was home. I [...]