Important Notice

It is not my intention to denigrate Saudi Arabia or its people. It’s like everywhere else, there is good and there is bad. I would rather focus on the unusual and the humourous. Offence is not intended.

Politics
“The country is not perfect. The media cannot be trusted, mistreatment of religious minorities is common and there are some that live in fear.” You can decide for yourself whether that statement is about Saudi Arabia, the UK, or any country for that matter.
Religion

To quote the Joker, “Why can’t we all just get along?”

khalas.
That is all I will say about either subject.

Monday, 7 May 2007

BBC

Well done to Rachel Reid for her swimming adventure in Riyadh.
…and for crying out loud can't we all just get along?
I love the BBC

11 comments:

savannah said...

thank you! i missed that article...it made me remember when we lived there and how i had to find something else for my 4 year old daughter to do while her three brothers went to the pool with their dad...she's 28 now think i'll send her the article *L*

Ahmed said...

Rachel Reid story is a piece of crap when compared to the standards I expect from the BBC. Someone should tell Ms Reid that women in bikinis swim with men at the hotel beaches in Jeddah for like the past 25 years.

Margrave said...

Hi Ahmed, I actually thought the title of her article was ironic, but given that she hasn't been in Riyadh very long its possible it was a mistake.
Anyway, as everyone from Jeddah takes great delight in telling me, Jeddah and Riyadh are very very different!

Kathryn said...

Did you read Nzingha's sarcastic rant in response to this particular non-news gem? Its a classic. She's at nzinghas.blogspot.com. Clearly this BBC journalist is clueless and she will be lucky if a mob of abaya clad swimming enthusiasts doesn't lynch her in the street somewhere for being such a moron!

Margrave said...

lol that is hilarious!
I can't help but feel we're all being a bit harsh on poor Rachel Reid.
If she'd only asked she could have come to our compound...

air max shoes said...

Nike shoe storenike shoes
wholesale nike shoes wholesale nike
nike shoes wholesale jordan shoes
nike jordan shoes very cool
Jordan shoes fans jordan shoes
air jordan shoes love nike air jordan shoes
I love air jordan air jordan shoes too
Some years agonike air jordan shoesbuy jordan shoes from china nike air jordan now I wholesale wholesale air jordan jordan shoes
I really air jordan wholesale become one of shoes man. Wholesale jordan shoeswholesale jordan shoes jordan shoes wholesalejordan shoes wholesale buy cheap nike shoes cheap nike shoes at very cheap price.because we sale
discount nike shoes discount nike shoes
custom air jordan shoes custom air jordan shoes
custom air jordan custom air jordan
discount air jordan shoescustom you
gucci shoes like gucci shoes
wholesale gucci shoes now I wholesale gucci shoesgucci shoes wholesale can suplly gucci shoes and timberland boot timberland boot wholesale timberland boot
wholesale timberland boot cheap timberland boot
timberland boot wholesale wholesale
bape shoes wholesale hip hop bape
wholesale bape shoes bape shoes wholesale
nike shox shoesat discount price
nike shoxnike shox popular in uk
air max air max too
air max shoesair max shoes
nike air maxnike air max series
Cheap nike jordancheap nike jordan shoes
cheap nike air jordan shoes cheap jordan shoes
women jordan shoes specially women jordans
jordans kid jordans shoes
jordan shoes on sale jordanshoes on sale
air jordans here
Nike air max shoesnike air max shoes pls
discount jordan shoesconcact us
custom jordan shoes to buy custom jordans
cheap jordan shoesget cheap jordan shoes
cheap air jordan shoes and cheap air jordan shoes to resell in usa shoes market wholesale shoes in the streeet
wholesale shoes hip hop urban wear
shoes wholesaleshoes wholesale
prada shoes wholesale include prada shoes
prada shoes wholesale prada shoes
wholesale prada shoes bape shoes
bape shoes nike air force ones
nike air force one
wholesale air force one wholesale air force ones
wholesale air force oneswholesale air force one
air force one wholesaleair force one shoes
air force ones wholesalebuy af1 shoes at discount price.

smet tshirt said...

EVISU
ED HARDY
ed hardy jeans
ed hardy hat
ed hardy tshirt
ed hardy hoody
LRG
RED MONKEY JEANS
BAPE HOODY
EVISU JEANS
wholesale hip hop clothing
hip hop clothing
bathing apes hoodies
coogi jeans
coogi hoody
cheap coogi jeans
coogi jeans for men
coogi jeans for women
coogi
smet tshirt
artful dodger
artful dodger clothing
10 deep clothing
lrg clothing
lrg dead serious hoodies
lrg hoodies
cheap lrg hoodies
Christian Audigier
christian audigier clothing
christian audigier hoody

Wholesale hip hop clothing said...

Thanks for sharing.........
“The country is not perfect. The media cannot be trusted, mistreatment of religious minorities is common and there are some that live in fear.” You can decide for yourself whether that statement is about Saudi Arabia, the UK, or any country for that matter.
It is reality

Anonymous said...

Unlike the Navitimer collection, which by necessity of the slide rule, is on the large size, the sizes of the Omega Men's Watch in the Windrider collection vary from smallish to large and the collection features some nice ladies' watches. A very knowledgeable store assistant asked me to take a look at Breitling as well.

عبده العمراوى said...

شركة قمة الدقة للخدمات المنزلية
شركة كشف تسربات المياه بالاحساء
شركة تنظيف منازل ببقيق
شركة كشف تسربات المياه براس تنورة

Cooperativeloan said...

My name is Victoria martin From New York ,And i am talking as the happiest person in the whole wide world, and told my self that any lender that rescue my family from our poor situation, i will tell the name to the whole wild world and i am so happy to say that my family is back for good because i was in need of a loan of $60000 USD to start my life over with 1 kid and the whole world seemed like it was hanging on me until i meet the GOD sent loan lender that changed my life and that of my family, A GOD fearing lender Cooperative Loan Company , Mrs Juliet Antonio she was the Savior GOD sent to rescue my family and at first i thought it was not going to be possible until i received my loan of $60000 on the
08/September/2017 and i will advise any one who is in genuine need of a loan to contact Mrs Juliet Antonio ( Cooperative Loan Company ) email them via
(Cooperativeloan74@gmail.com)or
Call or text +19142682987
whatsapp(+1914200-7189 )  because
she is the most understanding and kind hearten lender.